Ivan Yates writing on page 20 of the Irish Independent, Thursday 9th July 2015, has a very interesting article titled “We have failed to prepared for our greying future and a million elderly will pay dearly”. Currently there are 600,000 people over 65. An extra 20,000 is added to this cohort yearly. Irish men can expect to live until 85 and women to 89. The “2015 Aging Report” predicts our elderly population will rise from 3% to 11%.
Read the Irish Independent article, click – HERE