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Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional

London, United Kingdom
My deep interest and long experience with older people, reminiscence and dementia resulted in the publication of two products to connect the generations who can remember the 1940s and 1950s, Many Happy Returns™ Chatterbox cards. These evidence-based memory trigger cards... Full Bio
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Dacher Keltner on Touch by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Touch is very important. I'm a woman and I know that intuitively. Here's an interesting talk by Dacher Keltner that explains why.   Read on »
Dying in Hospital by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Yesterday was the AGM of the Royal Society of Medecine's "Exploring the interface between primary care and specialist palliative care and Section". The meeting a ... Read on »
Christine Lyall-Grant, 11 years living with dementia by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health A very moving, poignant and true film with and about Chris and her daughter, Fiona and their experience of Chris's dementia.   Read on »
It doesn’t matter that Grandma has dementia, she's still the same person by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Here's a blog from my lovely friend SuzyWebster, in Carers' Week. I know her and her family. The world would be a much nicer place if there were more were like them. ... Read on »
Thursday Afternoons on Friday morning... by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health This film is about a community on the Welsh border that, since 2006, has used a weekly tea dance to bring together a mix of people. Most are old but it includes childre ... Read on »
What Time is Left... by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health In order to die happily, we have to learn to live; in order to live happily, we have to learn to die... WHAT TIME IS LEFT   Produced by Vital Pictures in ... Read on »
Briony Goffin pays tribute to her grandma and other rivers of life by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health "...Writing is an act of honouring the flow of life and in particular, the people, places and moments that make up that flow."  Thank you Briony Goffin. Brilliant. ... Read on »
Billie Jean Dancing Senior Citizens by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Not quite sure how I missed this before, but here it is now, anyway.   Read on »
The self-portraits of William Utermohlen by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Paying attention to those with dementia is vital because they have much to teach us about living in the moment and just 'being'. Spending time with my lovely dement ... Read on »
We never stop knowing how to love by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health This is Bletchley Park in Buckinghamshire, the central site of the UK Governement's Code and Cypher School  which, during the Second World War, regularly penetrated the ... Read on »
Tokyo Reverse – slow TV indeed by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Marathon broadcasts of mundane events have now travelled from Norway to France. Here's a clip from a nine-hour TV film (yes, really) for the France 4 channel. It's ... Read on »
Music 4 Memory from TedX Bedford by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health The Tibbs Dementia Foundation is an inspirational organisation dedicated to providing a range of accessible services and activities for people living with dementia and ... Read on »
Bill by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Here is a case study Suzy Webster at My Home Life Age Cymru wrote for the Older Person's Commissioner Wales for a training session for their volunteer care home visitor ... Read on »
Somebody's mother by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Drawing by the inimitable Viv Stanshall.       Extraordinary, hilarious man, way ahead of the curve. He'd have been 71 today Read on »
New AgeUK campaign by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Age UK is promoting its "new vision" with a TV campaign that drives home the newly-conceived brand positioning: "Love later life." The campaign features a poem writ ... Read on »