Rena O'Hara
Rena O'HaraAssistant Director of Nursing, Ryevale Nursing Home
Rena O’Hara is Assistant Director of Nursing at Ryevale Nursing Home. She has been supporting and caring about the person with Dementia and their family for over 30 years. Rena is committed to promoting health and wellbeing for the person living with Dementia including their families, and this has lead to her being a member of the team in the setting up of the Alzheimer Cafe Leixlip.
Susan O'Reilly
Susan O'ReillyDementia Nurse Specialist, Connolly Hospital
Susan has extensive experience in supporting people with dementia, including those with intellectual disabilities and dementia, and their families. She is committed to enhancing the wellbeing of people living with dementia and their families both in the community and within the hospital setting.
Louise Hopper
Louise HopperResearch Psychologist, Dublin City University
Louise is a Lecturer in Psychology and Dementia and an active researcher in Dementia studies in Dublin City University. Louise has worked on a number of dementia-related research projects including investigating access to home- and community-based services and supports, and using technology to support independent living at home. In addition to being part of the team setting up the Alzheimer Cafe Leixlip, Louise also volunteers for the Dublin Northside Alzheimer Cafe in Glasnevin.

Thanks also to our supporters

  • Thank you to Ryevale Nursing Home who kindly host the Alzheimer Cafe Leixlip each month
  • Thank you to our panel of speakers and volunteers who support the Alzheimer Cafe Leixlip each month