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Evaluating the impact of membership of Active Retirement Ireland on the lives of older people
(Active Retirement Ireland, 2012-11)
The purpose of the current independent evaluation is to assess o what extent is Active Retirement Ireland achieving its central aim of encouraging healthier lifestyles and enhancing well-being? Specific objectives are to ...
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 ...
Older women workers'access to pensions: vulnerabilities, perspectives and strategies
(Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, National University of Ireland Galway, 2012)
Pension systems globally are in a period of transformative change as governments struggle to manage the twin constraints of an ageing population and fragile government budgets in the context of the economic recession. In ...
End-of-life care for older people in acute and long-stay care settings in Ireland
(National Council for Ageing and Older peeople, 2008)
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 ...
The Bealtaine Festival: A Celebration of Older People in the Arts
(Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, 2008)
An evaluation of the Bealtaine festival: a celebration of older people in the arts.
(Age and Opportunity, 2008-04)
This evaluation assesses the contribution of the Bealtaine festival, celebrating creativity in older age, to promoting the participation of older people in the arts in Ireland, and to improving the health and well-being ...