Health & well being

Best practices on evidence-based policymaking and policy recommendations on Active and Healthy Ageing

16th June 2015, Social Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing (SIforAGE

The consortium for Social Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing (SIforAGE) recently published a guide to best practice for evidence-based policymaking to support healthy and active ageing. Read the report here.

Participants Required for Study on the Effects of Music on the Ageing Brain

TILDA findings on formal home-care utilisation by older adults

16th June 2015, TILDA

Research led by Dr. Catriona Murphy (HRB Research Fellow) of TILDA and published in Health and Social Care in the Community reveals that 8.2% of those aged 65 years and older in Ireland are utilising publicly financed formal home-care in the form of domestic help and/or personal care. This is equivalent to more than 41,000 older adults utilising these services in the Irish population. Read the report here.

Dementia Festival of Ideas

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The Dementia Services Development Centre

SFI Career Development Award 2015 Programme

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Science Foundation Ireland