Pensioners are in the news more and more these days. In last Saturdays Independent there were not one but three articles about the older person and their housing status, their money and their well-being.
During the week there was also an article from the independent about those who wished to work past retirement. Jobs for the over 65’s
We are getting noticed out there, 638,000 of us are over 65 years of age, 19% increase in last 5 years. We are living longer. David McWilliams says in the Irish Independent that the ageing population is an uptapped resource. Ireland is getting old but it doesn’t have to be a problem. Older people are a huge resource rather than a cost to the nation. Ageing population, an uptapped resource