Prof McCarron of Trinity College said the gold standard of care would be to deliver annual screening for dementia among those with Down syndrome from as young as 35 years. Photograph: iStock

Four in five people with Down syndrome who reach the age of 65 will develop dementia but many cannot access appropriate care due to their young age or(...)

At the opening of the  Trinity Centre for Excellence in Ageing and Intellectual Disability, sisters Kathleen Ely and Margaret Shanahan from Thurles. Photograph: Mark Stedman

Irish people with intellectual disability who have participated in a 10-year study on ageing “have made an immense contribution to the understanding (...)