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News & Blog

13.10.16

Seven Dementia Palliative Care Documents Launched

The Irish Hospice Foundation

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05.10.16

Irish Gerontological Society - Presidential Medal Awards 2016

Professors Cillian Twomey and Davis Coakley..

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03.10.16

Public Healthcare Entitlements & Healthcare Utilisation among Older Population (IRL)

New Research Paper - Abstract

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28.09.16

Galway Hospitals Launch First Dementia Awareness Programme in Ireland

"The Butterfly Scheme"

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08.09.16

5th National Hip-fracture Conference 2016 (IRL)

Call for abstracts

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06.07.16

E.gress Tour Closing Event - IMMA Invitation

Event date: Thurs 14 July

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05.07.16

Call for Expressions of Interest for Membership of NMBI Committees

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland

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30.06.16

Announcing XIIth EAMA Postgraduate Course in Geriatrics

2017 Programme

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07.06.16

Irish Gerontological Society Hosts Major Multidisciplinary Symposium on interRAI

Symposium overview.

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12.05.16

2 Research Assistants Sought by Age Friendly Ireland

New exciting research opportunity.

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25.02.16

All Ireland Institute of Hospice & Palliative Care Announcement

Early Career Research Bursaries

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11.02.16

A Day in the Life at The Alzheimer Cafe, St Finbarr's Hospital, Cork

Newstalk 106-108fm. 13 Feb '16. 7am & 10pm

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02.02.16

Public Notice: SAGE Forum on Long-Term Care

Call for submissions

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25.01.16

Call for Abstracts by HSE (ONMSD)

Deadline: 1 Mar 2016

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15.01.16

Trinity EngAGE Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)

Now open for registration.

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12.01.16

Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act Passed by Oireachtas

Feb conference to raise awareness.

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07.01.16

Stimulating Innovation Management of Polypharmacy and Adherence in the Elderly

(SIMPATHY) Alpana Mair, co-ordinator

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18.12.15

Update on EU Joint Action on Frailty

Dr. Rónán O'Caoimh

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05.11.15

IHF Dementia Palliative Care Guidelines Consultation

Public consultation launched 4 Nov 2015

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04.11.15

The Housing and Support Needs of Older Tenants

Clúid Housing Seminar. Oct 29 2015

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27.10.15

Forthcoming Exhibition: E.gress

Launch 3 Nov2015.  Prof. Rose Anne Kenny

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27.10.15

Brain Health Fellowship - Request For Applications

From:  Joseph Harbison.

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16.09.15

Prof. Des O'Neill to give Inaugural RAMI Presidential Lecture

Wed 30 September 2015

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15.09.15

4th National Irish Hip Fracture Conference

Abstracts deadline 9 Oct 2015

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04.09.15

Training Mode-specific Effects of Exercise Training in Elderly

New study seeks 65+ yo participants

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26.08.15

Introducing Older Than Ireland - The Movie!

You may remember that Snackbox Films were in touch with members of the...

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21.08.15

University of Ljubljana Seeks Studies on Smartphone Launchers for Older Adults

We are working on a project researching..

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18.08.15

First Meeting of Support and Advocacy Service for Older People (IRL)

A decade after the report on Leas Cross..

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21.07.15

Irish Hospice Foundation Launches Dementia Palliative Care Initative

The Irish Hospice Foundation has launched..

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30.06.15

Syncope Guidelines Launched at CARDIOSTIM 2015

Published 25th June.

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25.06.15

€2m Boost for Leadership In Ageing Research

Today, 25 Jun 2015, CARDI announced..

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03.06.15

HSE Announces Research Awards on Ageing

The HSE has announced details of research funding available, to promote...

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27.05.15

Launch of Applied Research for Connected Health (ARCH) Technology Centre (UCD)

€5m centre launched by Minister Bruton

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25.04.15

IGS Announces 2015 Postgraduate Study Day

  

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23.04.15

Taoiseach Celebrates His 64th Birthday at Conference on Older People

 

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22.04.15

Taoiseach to Open World's Largest Conference on Older People

On Thursday 09.30am Enda Kenny TD ....

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17.04.15

International Training Programme on Ageing - Call for Applications

CARDI in association with........

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07.04.15

Calendar Girls (and boys)

Philly gang organises unique fundraiser!

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31.03.15

Trinity Launches Interdisciplinary Online Postgraduate Certificate in Dementia

Programme co-ordinator: Dr. Michael Brennan

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27.02.15

World Conference on Elder Abuse to be held in Dublin, April 2015

Theme: Advances in Elder Abuse Research...

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25.02.15

Request to Participate in Study on use of Microneedles

Questionnaire on use of new...

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03.02.15

Update - ANZSGM 2015 Annual & Scientific Meeting, Perth (6-8 May)

Wanju - Nyininy, nih, kaartdjinin!

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17.12.14

Latest News from CARDI

Leadership Call 3: Deadline 30 Jan 2015

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27.11.14

HRB Applied Research Projects in Dementia 2015

Closing date: 9 Feb 2015

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24.11.14

Job Vacancies - Age Friendly Ireland

Application deadline extended to 15th December

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17.11.14

Call for Papers - 6th International Carers Conference

Call for papers.

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14.11.14

SAGE Seeking Advocates, Facilitators and Support People

Announcement. Volunteers required.

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02.10.14

IGS Announces details of its 62nd Annual and Scientific Meeting

Press release from Irish Gerontological Society

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30.09.14

Call for Authors - The SAGE Encyclopedia of Ageing: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Academic editorial contributions are invited..

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16.07.14

Film Company Seeks Ireland's Centenarians for Documentary

Calling all centenarians....

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11.04.14

University of Lincoln - Research Opportunities

The University of Lincoln is currently

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09.02.14

Call For Abstracts (IGS 2014)

Announcement from Hon. Sec. Mo Flynn

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02.02.14

IGS Launches Database of Abstracts in Gerontology

Announcement, 2nd February 2014

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31.01.14

Research Fellow Opportunity UNECE/EC project

New Research Fellow opportunity

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31.01.14

AIIHPC and Irish Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowship

Post-doctoral fellowship in palliative care

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20.01.14

Call for Papers - European Sociological Association

Austria, 18-20 September 2014...

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15.01.14

IAGG Newsletter

Further details & dowloadable newsletter..

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09.01.14

Milford Care Centre Launches 2014 Education Programme

Includes downloadable programme..

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06.12.13

Qualitative Research Methods Courses

The Health Experiences Research Group, Department of Primary Care...

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27.11.13

Applications for NCI Summer Curriculum in Cancer Prevention Programme

Open: 27.11.2013.  Closing: 17.01.2014 at 1pm

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01.11.13

University of Malaysia seeks Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Deadline 7th November 2013

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21.10.13

Reminder! 1st Annual Meeting of British and Irish Longitudinal Studies on Ageing

31st Oct-1st Nov 2013.

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18.09.13

RCSI Students Win Jack Flanagan Medal

Congratulations to the team of four RCSI medicine students who tonight...

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10.09.13

8th International Conference on Cultural Gerontology

Call for Papers. Abstracts deadline is 30th September 2013.

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06.06.13

Call for Applications

The Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI) working...

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22.04.13

New iPad/iPhone app “Docwise”

Dr. Ronan Kavanagh Reviews New iPad/iPhone app “Docwise” - Although...

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18.04.13

Changing Generations

The results of Changing Generations – a collaborative research project...

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03.04.13

Call for Papers

Medical Sociology Group Annual Conference 2103, We would very much like to...

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26.03.13

International Multidisciplinary Forum

The International Multidisciplinary Forum on Palliative Care (IMFPC 2013)...

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20.12.12

BGS, Spring Meeting

The British Geriatrics Society (BGS) is holding its Spring Meeting in...

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IAGG-ER 8th Congress, Dublin 2015 - Programme & Abstracts

Over the four days of the Congress, 1118 research abstracts on ageing were presented via 12 parallel sessions.  The programme included 30 imminent keynote speakers and 99 specialist-subject symposia. The pdf of the printed programme, and the book of abstracts which was produced in electronic format only, are available to view, search or download. Click on link.

 

Opening conference of COST Action CA 15122 Reducing Old-Age Exclusion in Europe: 
Collaborations in Research and Policy - ROSEnet.

Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, Institute for Lifecourse and Society, NUI Galway

You may download your invitation and the conference programme above.

>>Further Information: icsg@nuigalway.ie

 

 

Alzheimer Europe

>>event website

Copenhagen, Denmark, 31 October - 02 November 2016

Policy Forum for Ireland

>> event agenda

All Ireland Gerontological Nurses Association

>> Website

Chiba University Japan in association with University College Dublin

For further information, please call Sarah on 00353 (0)1 293 3650 or email sarah@cmgevents.ie

 

Co-host – Cambridge Institute of Public Health and the Department of Medicine for the Elderly

>> Click here to book free ticket

IGS Postgraduate Study Day 2017 (IRL)

21 April 2017 (provisional)

Irish Gerontological Society

Date is provisional

International Foundation of Integrated Care

>> event website

Thursday May 18, 2017 at 8:00 am (ends Saturday May 20, 2017 at 8:00 pm)

Summary:

The congress will cover all aspects of palliative care including pain and symptom management, cost- effectiveness of palliative care, complementary medicines.

Description:

More information about EAPC 2017: http://www.eapc-2017.org/

 

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Venue: IFEMA Feria de Madrid

Adress: North Convention Center, Avda. del Partenón 5, Madrid, Spain

Category: Conferences, Science, Health & Medicine

Organiser: EAPC 2017 c/o Interplan AG

Contact: eapc2017@interplan.de

Telephone: +49 89 548234-37

Website: http://www.eapc-2017.org/

Registration: http://www.eapc-2017.org/registration-2016.html

 

 

Hosted by:  The Centre for Innovative Ageing at Swansea University

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Gerontological Society of America

Event Website 

0012

INVESTIGATING COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT: THE ROLE OF THE INFORMANT HISTORY

Dr. John Fleetwood Medal Winner: Adam Dyer

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0032

CIRCULATING BLOOD BIOMARKERS IN OLDER ADULTS WITH FRAILTY: THE IRISH LONGITUDINAL STUDY ON AGEING (TILDA)

Award-winning abstract. Aisling O’Halloran1, Eamon Laird1, Martin Healy2, Rachel Moran3, John...

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0065

STOPPFRAIL (SCREENING TOOL OF OLDER PERSONS PRESCRIPTIONS IN FRAIL ADULTS WITH LIMITED LIFE EXPECTANCY): CONSENSUS VALIDATION

Award-winning abstract. Amanda Lavan2, Paul Gallagher1, Carole Parsons3, Denis O’Mahony1...

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0109

INVESTIGATING GAIT AND COGNITION IN ELDERLY COPD PATIENTS HOSPITALISED WITH AN ACUTE EXACERBATION

Award-winning abstract. Gavin Bennett1, Breda Cushen2, Isabelle Killane1,2, Fiachra Maguire1,...

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0153

PROFILING FAMILY CARERS OF PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA: RESULTS FROM A NATIONAL SURVEY

Award-winning abstract. Attracta Lafferty1, Gerard Fealy1, Áine Teahan1, Eilish McAuliffe1...

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0205

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY MODULATES GEOGRAPHICAL VARIATIONS IN COGNITIVE AGEING: RESULTS FROM THE IRISH LONGITUDINAL STUDY ON AGEING

Award-winning abstract. Marica Cassarino, Annalisa Setti, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

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0218

THE IMPACT OF ELECTRONIC PATIENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (EPMS) ON POST-TAKE WARD ROUNDS AND THE PRODUCTION OF DISCHARGE LETTERS

Award-winning abstract. Patricia Guilfoyle, Elaine Shanahan, Declan Lyons, Catherine Peters, Margaret O’Connor
Univeristy Hospital...

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0243

THE FIRST KNOWN CASE OF SPLENIAL HAEMORRHAGE PRESENTING WITH ACUTE AMNESIA

Award-winning abstract. Yoann O’Donoghue1, John McCabe2, Aileen O’Shea3, Alan Moore2. 1...

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0267

EXPERIENCES OF STAFF AND FAMILIES OF INPATIENTS WITH DEMENTIA USING PERSONAL PASSPORTS TO SUPPORT CARE IN AN ACUTE SETTING

Award-Winning Abstract. Susan O’Reilly1, Declan Patton2, Siobhan Kennelly1, Zena Moore2. 1...

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0306

CEREBRAL WHITE MATTER INSULT CORRELATES WITH BLOOD PRESSURE VARIABILITY

Award-winning abstract. Dan Ryan1, Soren Christensen2, Rose Anne Kenny1, James F Meaney3, Ruth...

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