Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Tech tablet for elderly aims to curb loneliness

A NEW tablet designed exclusively for older people has been launched in Ireland. The company behind the ‘GrandPad’ celebrated its European launch with the opening...

Take Eggs Beyond Brunch with Bord Bia

Bord Bia and the Irish Egg Association are calling on chefs to celebrate the versatility of eggs on their menus 5th April: Bord Bia and the Irish...

GP crisis as number falls in counties

CARLOW and Kilkenny have one of the lowest levels in the country of GPs per head of population, according to new research by the...

Home Instead publishes free Senior Citizen Guidebook 2019 for Carlow

March 2019:  Home Instead Senior Care, Ireland’s largest provider of non-medical home care services, has released the 2019 edition of its “Bible for Older...

Outpatients facility set for Carlow

A NEW outpatient facility is to open in Carlow in the coming weeks. Waterford UPMC Whitfield, the largest private hospital in the South East,...

Carlow is below par on health spending per capita

SPENDING on urgent and emergency care in Ireland varies greatly depending on the patient’s address, with Carlow, Kilkenny and Wicklow considerably down the scale...

Dementia and the Benefits of Reminiscence

World Alzheimer Month takes place this September and in  this article Carlow People takes a look at dementia and the benefits of reminiscence and...

Don’t ignore the signs of heart failure, warn Michael Lyster and...

The Irish Heart Foundation, supported by Novartis, today launched nationwide public awareness campaign for heart condition that affects 90,000 people in Ireland1 New research reveals...

€1million fund for elderly citizens

THE Minister with responsibility for Mental Health and Older People, Jim Daly TD, has launched a new Community and Voluntary Support Scheme which will...

Code to better your care from your chemist

A NEW Code of Conduct, setting out revised ethical standards that all pharmacists must meet, was published last week by the pharmacy regulator, the...
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