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Netwell Memory Cafe

May 5, 2015
What: A warm welcome awaits friends, family carers and their loves ones experiencing memory difficulties or dementia. Where: At our Netwell Memory Café in Ruby’s Vintage Style Tea Rooms, Williamson Mall, Francis Street, Dundalk. When: Thursday, 21st May 2015, from 6 – 8pm. Why: Why not call in for a...
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Men’s Shedders on Seven O’Clock Show

Apr 17, 2015
Louth Shedder’s John and Tom representing on the TV3s Seven O’Clock Show with Martin King and Lucy Kennedy. To see them click on the link below. Skip to 17mins in. More information Please contact the project coordinator, Eva Beirne. Phone: 0858895471 Email:
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Cúltaca recognized with Age Friendly Community Innovation Award

Jan 22, 2015
Congratulations to NetwellCASALA’s Cúltaca who were awarded the Age Friendly Community Innovation Award at a ceremony in the Cavan Crystal Hotel on January 20th. The ceremony recognised seven countrywide projects for innovative and creative approaches to enhancing age-friendliness in Ireland. From left Rob Bond, Anne Marron, Harry Conaty representing An Post, Sponsor and Dr. Lucia Carragher. Photo: Lorraine Teevan The inaugural Age...
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Andrea Kealy passes PhD Viva

Jan 6, 2015
Congratulations to NetwellCASALA’s Andrea Kealy who passed her PhD viva on December 15th. Andrea’s thesis is titled ‘Use of Ambient Sensors for the Longitudinal Profiling of the Nocturnal Behaviour of Older Adults in their Homes’. Andrea was supervised by Dr. John Loane and Dr. Kevin McDaid. Andrea’s thesis abstract: With an ageing population putting an increased demand on healthcare, an alternative means for employing regular...
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NetwellCASALA’s Dr. Julie Doyle speaks at TEDx Fulbright Dublin

Apr 8, 2014
On April 5th, Julie Doyle gave a talk at TEDx Fulbright Dublin entitled Empowering Health Ageing with Good Design. Empowering individuals to manage their own health and wellbeing will result in more cost-effective healthcare systems, improved health outcomes and will encourage healthy individuals to remain that way. With the advent of the quantified-self movement...
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Dr. Julie Doyle featured in Smart Future’s Career Stories

Mar 13, 2014
NetwellCASALA’s Dr. Julie Doyle spoke with Maria Delaney of Smart Futures about her career in science and technology to date, and her research in the field of technologies to support healthy ageing. Smart Futures is a programme promoting STEM careers to students in Ireland. You can read the interview here. (Link:
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Shortlist Announcement – The Irish Healthcare Centre Awards 2014

Feb 2, 2014
CASALA researchers in running for Research Team of the Year Award. The shortlisted project is a collaboration between the HSE, UCD and CASALA. St. Alphonsus Health Centre is an innovative project looking at the use of sensor technology to identify community dwelling older adults at risk of falling. Best of...
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