311. Retiring into Homelessness: The Older Generation’s Hidden Housing Crisis

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In this Reboot Republic, Rory talks with GrĂ¡inne Loughran, Senior Policy & Advocacy Officer with Alone, the national older person’s charity, about the housing crisis facing over 60s in Ireland. The Census showed an 83% increase in numbers of renters over 65 – who face into homelessness if they are evicted. We discuss the hidden housing crisis facing older people and the impact on their health of housing insecurity, substandard housing, homelessness and the impact on self esteem and mental health facing retirement with no home of your own.
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