Ageing

5 May, 2021 - Few have explored associations between loneliness and healthcare use independent of health and health behaviors. Recent indication of…
26 Apr, 2021 - The Institute of Public Health’s recently held a webinar on healthy brains for healthy populations on Thursday, April 15th.Dr Claire McEvoy from Queen’s University Belfast explored the issue and…
15 Mar, 2021 - In this blog Laura McQuade from the Institute of Public Health provides some insights into how the creative arts can support positive ageing. The longevity dividend of the last century has…
16 Feb, 2021 - Physical activity is an important determinant of health in later life. The public health restrictions in response to COVID-19 have…
1 Jan, 2021 - A new report by the Institute of Public Health for the Department of Health to inform the development of a National Adult Safeguarding…
1 Jan, 2021 - A new report by the Institute of Public Health for the Department of Health to inform the development of a National Adult Safeguarding…
1 Jan, 2021 - A new report by the Institute of Public Health for the Department of Health to inform the development of a National Adult Safeguarding…
7 Jun, 2020 - Concerns around loneliness leading to increased healthcare use persist in spite of a mixed evidence base and lack of adjustment for key…
22 May, 2020 - The current COVID‐19 pandemic has been identified as a possible trigger for increases in loneliness and social isolation among older people due to the restrictions on movement that many countries…
15 May, 2020 - It is European Public Health Week and today’s focus is on growing old and growing healthy. Dr Conor Cunningham from the Institute of Public Health provides some practical tips on how we can stay…
7 Apr, 2020 - Why is it important to keep active at this time? Ensuring that we maintain our activity levels can help our physical health and reduce…
10 Feb, 2020 - Older people who are physically active are at lower risk of developing breast and prostate cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and depression…
1 Jan, 2020 - The purpose of this consensus statement is to determine the state of the field of loneliness among older people, highlighting key…
1 Jan, 2020 - People worldwide are living longer than ever before and this is also true on the island of Ireland. Over the last 100 years, average…
1 Jan, 2020 - People worldwide are living longer than ever before and this is also true on the island of Ireland. Over the last 100 years, average…
1 Jan, 2020 - People worldwide are living longer than ever before and this is also true on the island of Ireland. Over the last 100 years, average…
12 Dec, 2019 - Globally, populations are ageing. Typically, physical activity levels decline and health worsens as we age; however, estimates of the…
22 Oct, 2019 - There are major individual and societal benefits to getting people more active. Being physically active is one of the most important…
1 Oct, 2017 - Key Findings • One in six (18%) of adults aged 54 years and…
7 Feb, 2017 - The purpose of this report is to document the work undertaken to date by the Irish Partners on the CHRODIS project with a particular…