Positive Ageing Week – Wisdom Worth Hearing

We have conducted a new survey to mark this year’s Positive Ageing Week. We asked hundreds of people from all over Ireland for the sound advice and wisdom they would share with their younger selves. 


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"Live for today, yesterday is gone, tomorrow may never come"

Susan 46, Cork

"You get what you work for, not what you wish for"

Marie 39, Kerry


"Enjoy these young carefree days of your life Harry, they will disappear in the blink of an eye"

Harry 82, Dundalk

"Follow your heart, it knows the way"

Nicola 46, Letterkenny


"Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground"

John 72, Artane

"Couples who laugh together last together"

Joan 66, Newbridge

Book a free hearing test at your local Hidden Hearing clinic

Mark this month and take action. For positive ageing week take some of the sound advice that hundreds of people gave, ‘Your health is your wealth’. Take care of yourself and if you are unsure of your hearing, why not book a free hearing test. With over 80 locations nationwide, we are sure to have a clinic near you. Fill out our short form below.

Positive Ageing Week Survey Results

7 in 10 adults claim that ‘Your Health is your Wealth’ had the biggest impact on them.

  • 8 in 10 adults in Ireland (79%) believe they learn a lot from older generations.
  • 77% say people get wiser with age.
  • 78% believe the best advice comes from those with lots of life experience.
  • 76% of people in Ireland believe that if they could speak with their younger self, they would have good advice to offer.
  • Financial wisdom included saving for a rainy day, to budget carefully, and to remember that money isn’t everything.

Full Positive Ageing Week survey results