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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 ...
The Bealtaine Festival: A Celebration of Older People in the Arts
(Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, 2008)
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 ...
The impact of government policy on social exclusion of older people: a review of the literature (
(Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (UK), 2004-08)
This report presents the findings of research that reviews the impact of Government policy on the social exclusion of older people. The research was commissioned by the Social Exclusion Unit in July 2003, and is mainly ...
Growing older in socially deprived areas: social exclusion in later life
(Help The Aged, 2002)
This report presents research findings from a study investigating the impact of social exclusion on older people living in some of England¿s most deprived urban areas. It examines the degree to which people living in inner ...
Rural Disadvantage: Quality of life and disadvantage amongst older people - a pilot study
(Commission for Rural Communities (UK), 2006-02)
This study highlights different forms of disadvantage experienced by older people living in diverse rural settings. It addresses the experience of disadvantage across the life course, and the impacts of such disadvantage ...
Necessities of life: older people s experiences of poverty.
(Help The Aged, 2006)
This report presents findings from a study which seeks to inform the development of alternative approaches to the measurement of older people¿s poverty.The research, developed using qualitative techniques, explicitly focuses ...
Multiple exclusion and quality of life amongst excluded older people in disadvantaged neighbourhoods
(Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (UK), 2005-03)
This report highlights the experiences of older people whose lives are affected by multiple forms of social exclusion, and represents part of the Social Exclusion Unit¿s new focus on excluded older people. Despite growing ...
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 ...
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 ...