Managing active and healthy aging with use of caring service robots (MARIO)

Dympna Casey

NUI, Galway

Dr. Dympna Casey is an RGN with nursing experience in care of older people. She is a senior lecturer in the School of Nursing & Midwifery in NUIG and teaches across a range of programmes and supervises and examines at Masters and PhD level. Her research interests include health promotion, psychosocial interventions in dementia, care of older people, and the management of chronic diseases. She is a member of INterDem (a European research group focused on psycho-social aspects of dementia care) and Vice chair of the Galway Dementia Network. She has specific expertise in qualitative research methods and RCT designs. She is currently the PI for the Horizon 2020 €4 million MARIO project –managing active and health ageing with the use of caring service robotics robotics


Worldwide, the number of people with dementia is expected to reach 81.1 million by 2040. Current health care strategies are insufficient to cope with this epidemic and the reality is that dementia care is under-prioritised and... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Dympna Casey (NUI, Galway)

Topic Area

Lifecourse, older people or dementia


PS-2 » Poster 2 (09:40 - Tuesday, 31st March, LR2 )

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