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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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Humans of New York: a singing reindeer by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health “Why are you hiding?” I asked. “I’ve been coming here for 27 years,” she said. “The manager doesn’t like my singing animals. So I like to haunt him!” Read on »
Humans of New York: a message of love at Christmas by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health “When my husband was dying, I said: ‘Moe, how am I supposed to live without you?’ He told me: ‘Take the love you have for me and spread it around.’” Read on »
Humans of New York: honesty is the best policy by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health "I always ask couples what their favorite things about each other are…" “Well we aren’t a couple. We’re just friends. I’m helping him walk.” “Oh, um…..” “But ... Read on »
Humans of New York: hiding from each other by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health "People need to communicate more." "How so?" "They hide too much. From themselves and from each other." "Is there something you’re hiding that you wish you weren ... Read on »
Humans of New York: learning to have a happy mindset by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health "You’ve got to learn to approach everything with a happy mindset— even the things you don’t want to do." "That sounds difficult. How do you do that?" "We ... Read on »
Humans of New York: timing bad tempers by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health "I’ve been married 50 years. If I was to give one piece of advice to young couples, it’d be this: Never lose your temper at the same time. If somebody’s really m ... Read on »
Humans of New York: not rushing by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health "It’s important not to rush through life so much that you don’t find time to do the things you really should be doing." "What things do you wish you’d made more ... Read on »
Humans of New York: flirt by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health "I never married." “Why not?” “Because you didn’t come along until today.” Read on »
Humans of New York: our younger selves by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health "I used to take a lot of pictures too. Just of my friends, coworkers, and relatives. I never took pictures of things. Who wants to see monuments? We want to see how ... Read on »
Humans of New York: not fitting in by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health "I used to be a preschool teacher, but I got fired." “What happened?” “Well, I decided that I wanted to have a socially conscious class. So we learned about ap ... Read on »
Humans of New York: feeling your age by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health "One day you’ll feel eighteen, look sixty, and wonder what happened." Read on »
Humans of New York: Brandon Stanton by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health   I lived in New York for a while. I can vouch for it being full of fascinating people of all ages. It's a city where the old have their place in a way that we do ... Read on »
Be eccentric now. Don't wait for old age to wear purple. by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Regina Brett wrote this list of wisdoms when she was 90, to celebrate growing older. Lots of people are wise beyond their years and she's definitely one of them! I ... Read on »
An eccentric by any measure by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health At Christmas, many of us may feel overwhelmed by the influx of inanimate objects – but for a few, compulsive hoarding is a serious problem that takes over their life as ... Read on »
Humans of New York: English Assignment and hope for the future by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health "It’s an English assignment." “English?” “Yeah. We had to build a robot and then write an essay about what it can do.” “So what does your robot do?” ‘It’s suppo ... Read on »
Humans of New York: happiest moment by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health "What was the happiest moment of your life?" "Any time I wake up and nothing hurts." Read on »
Humans of New York: spirit of Christmas by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health 10 January: "Just trying to keep the spirit alive." Read on »
Humans of New York: blessings by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health I tried to give him a tip, but he waved me off. “I’m just blessing people with my music,” he said. Afterwards another confused man walked up, searched for a bucket, ... Read on »
Humans of New York: empathy by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health She’d roll twenty yards ahead, stop, turn around, and wait for Grandma. Read on »