Covid-19 has had a disproportionate impact on Irish nursing home residents. Photograph: iStock

On Saturday last, I cycled past a nursing home where I had spent much time several years ago. The nursing home had been randomly selected for a resear(...)

The stigma associated with dementia in particular is the theme of Headspace 2018, a two-day symposium in Trinity College Dublin (TCD) on March 2nd and 3rd

“We talked about growing old gracefully And Elsie who’s seventy-four Said, ‘A, it’s a question of being sincere, And B, if you’re supple you’ve nothin(...)

Former Tipperary senior hurling manager Eamon O’Shea. Families bear about half of this cost, he estimates. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dementia is the most important ageing question facing society, with the number of cases set to triple over the next 25 years, a leading expert has wa(...)