Using sporting memories and physical activity, we tackle loneliness, low mood and dementia

Digital Sporting Pink

How to register for the digital version of our Sporting Pink publication.

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Author: John Dyer

One-to-one reminiscence videos

A short film looking at reminiscence over the telephone, with guidance and tips on using simple audio contact and suggestions for resources. This is followed by our one-to-one reminiscence training video.

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Author: Helen Johnston

Keeping active

Keep active with "The Super Six" strength and balance exercises and other ideas for exercising at home.

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Author: John Dyer

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Volunteers trained in Sports Reminiscence

57,600

Individual attendances at clubs in 2019

The 'Sporting Memories' radio series

Appearing on talkSPORT national radio, Club members recall their own special Sporting Memories in a unique series funded by the Audio Content Fund and produced by Tongue Tied Productions.

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Author: Helen Johnston

PFA Practical Guide to Living with Dementia

Football chiefs from the Professional Footballers' Association teamed up with the Sporting Memories Foundation and researchers from the Centre for Dementia Research at Leeds Beckett University to produce a guide to help former players diagnosed with dementia.

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Sporting Memories Weekly

Welcome to 'Sporting Memories Weekly' - our weekly video broadcast bringing you sporting reminiscence, features, exercise tips and more. You may even recognise a few of our contributors!

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Author: Helen Johnston

Latest news

  • Mental Health Awareness

    Congratulations to our volunteers who have completed the UK Coaching, Mind, and 1st4Sport course 'Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity'. Kenneth tells us more! Read more

  • MSP Jenny Gilruth pledges her support

    Jenny Gilruth MSP shared her special memories at a virtual meeting of our Glenrothes Club – and pledged her support for Sporting Memories' COVID-19 response. Read more

What's happening

  • What we do

    We are Sporting Memories. We are dedicated to bringing together older adults to talk about and remember sport. Through the power of sport we tackle social isolation. We help to increase the well-being of those living with low mood, dementia and other conditions. Read more

  • Vacancies

    The latest job opportunities with Sporting Memories Read more

  • The 'Sporting Memories' radio series

    Appearing on talkSPORT national radio, Club members recall their own special Sporting Memories in a unique series funded by the Audio Content Fund and produced by Tongue Tied Productions. Read more