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Community engagement in Ireland's developmental welfare state: a study of the life cycle approach
(Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, 2011)
The idea that people matter in modern democracies, often referred to as 'civic engagement' is recognised at the highest international level (United Nations 2008: 9). Civic or community engagement is essential to how budgets ...
Well into Older Age Age & Opportunity and the Evidence: what research says about the value of promoting participation of older people
(Age & Opportunity., 2010-12)
The overall objective of this report is to examine the work of Age & Opportunity within an international context, and to explore its various impacts on age and ageing in Ireland today. The work of Age & Opportunity is ...
Negotiating User Preferences, Discrimination, and Demand for Migrant Labour in Long-term Care
(Oxford Journals, 2012-01)
The restructuring of long-term care for older people has been marked both by the role of the market and by the role of migrant labor. This article develops the analysis of these processes at the microlevel of the provision ...
The role of migrant care workers in ageing societies: report on research findings in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada and the United States
(International Organization for Migration - IOM Migration Research Series - No. 41, 2010-12)
The ageing of the population presents serious challenges to developed Western nations, particularly those managing the retirement and care of a growing number of older persons. The ageing population will generate an ...
Conference for Older People on Life Enhancement - Translating Research into Practice
(Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, 2010-08)
Is rural Ireland a good place in which to grow old?
(First Trusk Bank, 2010-12)
The theme of ageing in rural areas has gained increasing attention from policy makers and researchers in the last few decades in a situation where older people now often comprise a disproportionately larger share of ...
'Well into Older Age' report published to mark 21 years of Age & Opportunity
(Irish Centre for Social Gerontology National University of Ireland, Galway, 2010)