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Publisher: CARDI
Measures to tackle fuel poverty in Northern Ireland over the past decade have been effective but much more needs to be done, new research carried out by the University of Ulster has revealed.‘Defining Fuel Poverty: A Preliminary Review’, which was commissioned by the Department of...
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Higher rates of heart disease and disability in Northern Ireland’s over 50s Older people in Northern Ireland are more likely to suffer from coronary heart disease than those in the Republic of Ireland. They are also far more likely to have a limiting long-term illness and disability,...
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Older people on lower incomes and living in deprived areas across the island of Ireland have considerably worse health than better off people of the same age, according to a study (released Thursday 29 January 2015) by researchers from Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin. This may...
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Author: CARDI
Since its establishment in 2007, the Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI) has been committed to building a strong and lasting community of researchers in ageing in Ireland, North and South. This report provides a flavour of the work that has been undertaken since CARDI...
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Dementia 2013: The hidden voice of loneliness is Alzheimer's Society's annual report examining the quality of life for people with dementia.The report found that over half of the general public (54 per cent) believe that people with dementia have a bad quality of life. This was echoed in the...
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Dementia and the ageing prison population: treatment challenges and examples of good practice.The aims of this report are to scope existing research on treating and managing male offenders with cognitive impairment to identify and share examples of good practice employed by a handful of prisons...
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Assisted living and similar residential care communities provide an alternative to nursing homes for individuals with dementia who can no longer live independently .Individuals with dementia can live in residential care communities that have dementia special care units, or in a more traditional...
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‘The Global Impact of Dementia 2013-2050’ reports a 17% increase in the number of people living with dementia, compared to the original ADI estimates in the 2009 World Alzheimer Report.An Alzheimer's Disease International policy brief for the G8 Dementia Summit has revealed that the...
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Being objectively low income leads to poor health and a shorter life. But poverty can also be a matter of subjectively feeling poor. WZB economist Maja Adena and her colleague Michal Myck (DIW Berlin and the Center for Economic Analysis, CenEA, Szczecin) have substantiated how the subjective...
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Six themes key to maintaining a good life for someone diagnosed with dementia have been highlighted in a new report. The��report��&lsquo

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