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The business of caring is expected to grow by leaps and bounds over the next decade and beyond.
Home Instead Senior Care has launched a campaign called the 40-70 Rule which is designed to help adult children and senior parents address difficult issues with each other such as driving, finances, independence, end-of-life issues, and even romance.
As May gets in to full swing and the annual month-long Bealtaine Festival begins its celebrations for those of older age, a number of issues of concern to older people are also being highlighted. Firstly, as the number of older people in Ireland continues to rise with people living longer than ever, health and financial issues are more to the fore than ever. Sadly, according to one provider of Senior Care in Mayo, evidence is mounting that older adults are having to cut everyday expenses to cope with the economic downturn, which means that their quality of life and enjoyment of the twilight period in their lives is being affected. Recent research has revealed that 59 per cent of people aged 65 and older find it more difficult to pay for essential items such as food, gas and medicine.
A campaign to highlight the issue of elder abuse launched by the Health Service Executive has been welcomed by Fianna Fáil TD and member of the Oireachtas Health Committee, Beverley Flynn.
An organisation which provides care for older people in Galway has produced a handbook which provides advice on coping with issues which may arise for families caring for older parents at home.
The Zimmers, the London based choir whose average age is 78 and whose lead singer is 90, feature a number of Gaelgeoirs in their ranks.