As of the 24 September 2015 The Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI) became the Ageing Research and Development Division within the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH).
This website will remain online but will no longer be updated. To keep up to date with our work please visit the Division of Ageing Research and Development section of the IPH website.
On June 15 2015 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Age Demands Action campaigners in 40 countries will be calling for an end to elder abuse. Age Demands Action activists will be encouraging their governments to attend the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing this July and support a UN convention to protect older people's rights. Read more here.
Demands from family members for money are among the issues that arose in new research on elder financial abuse in a survey from Age Action and Ulster Bank. In addition, almost 50pc of bank officials have dealt with elder financial abuse.
CARDI's website agestats.ie has a new look and has been updated to make it easier to use. This site is designed to support anyone undertaking research on ageing and older people in Ireland, North and South. If you are exploring specific themes or topics, it can point you to the sources with the data you need. Visit www.agestats.ie
The Health Service Executive (ROI) has announced a new fund for research on ageing. This Research Awards Fund will seek to support high quality research projects in relation to positive and healthy ageing.
Submissions are invited for research under the following research themes: