The K-CoRD café is a supportive and caring environment for people with and affected by dementia and memory loss in Kinsale – Come join us every Wednesday from 10 to 12 at the K-CoRD centre for information, support and social activities – all enquiries to Liz at (021)4709700. All welcome.
Thursday 25th April 1.15-2pm in the PJ Carroll Building, Dundalk institute of Technology Speaker: Dr. Julie Doyle During this talk, Julie will discuss some of the Human Computer Interaction research taking place at CASALA. The primary focus will be on discussing the Your Wellness application, the aim of which is to support older adults in self-managing various aspects of their wellbeing, including sleep, mood, social interaction and physical health. Your Wellness enables older adults to self-report on their health and to receive informative feedback including advice on interventions that promote positive wellbeing. Julie will also discuss the SADNPiT project, a novel intergenerational design project that has been running at CASALA since September 2012 whereby a number of transition year students and older adults are working together to design and develop technology applications that are of benefit to younger and older users alike. Venue: Netwell Centre, PJ Carroll Building, Dundalk Institute of Technology Tea and coffee will be available from 12.45 (feel free to bring a sandwich/packed lunch) Admission to the seminar is free of charge. The Crowne Plaza supports these events by providing free parking in the hotel car park Please register in advance by contacting – Ms Karen Doherty Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: 042 937 0497 (00 353 42 937 0497 from NI)
Are you or a family member affected by memory loss? Come for tea and a chat. When: Last Friday of every month Time: 2-4pm Venue: The Activity Centre, St. Finbar’s Hospital, Douglas Road, Cork City, Cork Tel: 085 148580
We are busy preparing for e-Health week in Dublin on May 13th to 15th. The programme includes sessions on all 6 of the the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing. COLLAGE members William Molloy, Rose Anne Kenny and Joan Martin are among the speakers in the A1, A2 and D4 sessions.
COLLAGE members Willie Molloy, Rónán O’Caoimh, Yvonne Clune and Helen Hynes were delighted to meet with Jawad Hajjam and Sylvie Erle from CENTICH http://www.centich.fr/ in Cork on March 5th 2013. CENTICH is a French national center of expertise for autonomy and health and is a subsidiary of the Mutualité Française FNMF http://www.fnmf.fr/ . There was a useful sharing of ideas and exploration of how we could learn from and use each other’s “best practices”. COLLAGE and CENTICH are both candidate Reference Sites for the European Innovation Project on Active and Healthy Ageing.