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April 6, 2017
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How to Ensure the Safety of Senior Members of Your Family Living Alone

According to the latest CSO statistics, there are over 600,000 people over 65 years old, currently living alone in Ireland. ‘Alone’, an Irish charity set up […]
March 24, 2017
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Are you or your loved one at risk of a fall & what can you do about it?

According to the HSE, one in three adults is at risk of sustaining a fall related injury at any given time, and approximately 250 adults die […]
February 27, 2017
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Practical Tips to Ensure Your Safety When Living or Travelling Alone

Are you living alone? Or do you perhaps spend a portion of your time travelling or working on your own? The independence that comes with living […]
February 21, 2017
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5 Assistive Devices Making A Real Difference to The Lives Of Older People

Aging gracefully and independently is something we all hope for and, with today’s modern technology, maintaining our independence and living at home safely as we age, […]
February 11, 2017
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First Steps Following a diagnosis of Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease.

You’ve just been diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease. There is no doubt that this can be an overwhelming and confusing time and you will likely […]
January 22, 2017
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Five Practical Tips for Safe Daily Living With Epilepsy

Living with epilepsy presents its own unique set of challenges and issues to overcome. For most people with epilepsy, the goal is to live a full […]
January 3, 2017
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Full Time Carer? How to Ensure You Look After Yourself Too!

Full Time Carer? How to Ensure You Look After Yourself Too! Being a full time carer is not like any other full time job. It can […]
December 19, 2016
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5 Early Tell Tale Signs of Dementia

5 Early Tell Tale Signs of Dementia Dementia is a disease that affects 55,000 people across Ireland directly and currently impacts the lives of around 500,000 […]
October 12, 2016

Policy Forum For Ireland – Priorities for Health Care In Ireland

Guest of Honour: Tony O’Brien, Director General, Health Service Executive (HSE) Wednesday 9th November 2016 Policy Forum for Ireland | Priorities for healthcare in Ireland This […]
June 1, 2016
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Carers of the Year 2016 – Nominations

Family Carers Ireland, representing Ireland’s 200,000 family carers, launched its 10th Carers of the Year Awards 2016 on May 26th to celebrate the enormous contribution and loving care […]
April 27, 2016

Monitoring the Needs of those living in Nursing Homes

Moving an ageing parent or loved one into a nursing home is never going to be an easy decision for anyone. However, for the sake of […]
April 21, 2016
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Telecare Everywhere

Mobile phones are a useful communication tool for us all, both as a way of staying in touch day to day and as a reassuring emergency […]