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Free Travel Information

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Everyone aged 66 and over and living permanently in Ireland is entitled to Free Travel on all buses and trains operated by CIE companies.  If you qualify for free travel you are issued with a pas...

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Pet Companionship for Older People

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Loneliness is a very difficult thing to see an elderly loved one experience. For elderly people living on their own, days can seem long hours and boring. Although family members can visit daily, often...

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How to Stay Connected During Social Distancing

How to Stay Connected During Social Distancing

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many hospitals, long-term care and nursing facilities across the country are putting a pause on in-person visits to protect the vulnerable community which includ...

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Fall Prevention Strategies for Seniors

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One of the main causes of senior hospitalizations is due to a fall, often in the person’s home environment. As the natural aging process occurs, such as deteriorating eyesight, stiffening of joints...

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Move Your Way to a Healthy Life

Health visitor and a senior man in a wheelchair during home visit. A nurse or a physiotherapist helping a senior man exercise with dumbbells.

Often, getting older results in a big decrease or complete stop in exercise and activity. However, it has been proven that exercise can offer seniors a variety of key benefits that improve overall qua...

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Eating Right to Support Heathy Aging

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At any stage of life, eating the right foods and having an active lifestyle can keep your body and mind healthy. However, particularly in seniors, adapting this approach can be hugely beneficial and c...