The Herald 21st November 2014

Games memories of sporting stars to be used to help tackle dementia

COMMONWEALTH Games stars are to look back on the event with memory experts from Glasgow Caledonian University to aid work on tackling dementia.

Gold-medal winning Judo sisters Kimberley and Louise Renicks, weightlifter Louise Mather and Scotland hockey star Nicola Skrastin will be among the members of the Glasgow 2014 squad taking part in a Commonwealth Games Memories Day as part of efforts to use sport to tackle isolation, depression and dementia.

The university and charity the Sporting Memories Network (SMN) will be asking those who took part in the Games this year, and in previous years, to share their experiences, which will be recorded by student "memory makers".

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