How to Archive your Life Story. Pt 1

How to Archive your Life Story. Pt 1

My Mother died a couple of years ago at 96 and was still living in her own home. She and my father emigrated in the 1950s. She had a fine mind and a prodigious memory – still completing the Guardian crossword each week. Masses of papers and their memories came to New...
FOCUS Changes Lives. Read Barbara’s Story

FOCUS Changes Lives. Read Barbara’s Story

I have been worried about dementia since my sixties. At 75 I found I was losing keys, couldn’t remember the names of books, authors and people, constantly mislaid things and couldn’t remember places or events. If I was this bad at 75 – what would I be like if I lived...
What do people say about Memory Tune™?

What do people say about Memory Tune™?

Have you heard of Memory Tune™? It’s Dr Allison Lamont’s memory improvement series. When Dr Lamont, PhD, found that there were 6 key memory skills people need for independent living in older age, she planned this sequence of easy-to-follow steps to guide...
Broken Vessel – Reader poem

Broken Vessel – Reader poem

This poem was received from an anonymous reader. Broken Vessel All the pieces Broken and scattered In mercy gathered Mended and whole Empty-handed But not forsaken We have been set free We have been set free You take our failure You take our weakness You set your...
Sugar-free – and Happy!

Sugar-free – and Happy!

My journey started last century, when as a young lad in my 20’s and flatting, I made my first Muesli. The interest in good food gained momentum in the 1970s when my wife and I started experimenting with diet to see what effect it had on running marathons.   The quest...
Read the Winning Memory Stories.

Read the Winning Memory Stories.

In our recent competition, readers sent in their stories involving memory experiences. Enjoy these winning stories in three categories: humorous, overcoming obstacles and great tips for readers. Category: Humorous Rev. John Hunt, Canterbury   As a minister...