Advocacy groups have responded to the new measures for the over 70s. Photograph: Getty

The limited nature of new restrictions for older people have been welcomed by advocacy groups, although the organisations criticise what they say is a(...)

Dr Eva Orsmond in a scene from her new RTÉ documentary, ‘Medication Nation’.

As a cascade of brightly-hued pills and tablets tumbles down the screen, bouncing against a fathomless black background, it looks for a moment like t(...)

Kathleen Lynch, Minister of State for Older People: “ageing is a lifelong process that does not start at 65 years of age.” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Government has published a National Positive Ageing Strategy, six years after work started on the document. The document aims to prov(...)