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NetwellCASALA Calls Older People to Join New Technology Panel

05 January 2021

A new Living Lab Panel is being set up, by NetwellCASALA, to give the people most impacted by services and technologies a direct input in how these are designed and developed. The NetwellCASALA team at Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) have worked for over a decade to make Louth the most age-friendly county in Ireland. Through its Living Lab and Research activities, NetwellCASALA develops new technologies aimed at helping people live independently in their own homes for longer.

Older people in the community and those who care for them, are invited to join the new Living Lab panel. Throughout the year, Panel members may be invited to join in activities such as: trying out health or wellbeing technologies such as apps; sharing opinions about design features; or giving suggestions and feedback about new products or ideas.

‘With the current push to find technologies to support longer living, it has never been more important that people have a say in what is designed for them,’

Suzanne Smith, manager of the Living Lab.

To find out more about becoming a member of the NetwellCASALA Living Lab Panel call Breda Connor or Suzanne Smith at 042 9370497, email or find the NetwellCASALA Living Lab at



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