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More on Tangible Memories

At last week’s Connected Communities Festival, we finally met some of the team behind Tangible Memories, notably Tim Lloyd-Yeates from their project partner Alive! The project is using stories, artefacts and media to help improve the quality of life for the elderly in care homes; what struck me immediately were the parallels between our co-design workshops for Pararchive and their…

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‘Digital shoebox’ of memories helps dementia sufferers remember

This is because it’s hard to know what images or stories will spark a memory and when. Often it’s the things people pass everyday in their lives — landscapes and landmarks — rather than specific moments. Downie’s own grandmother, 97, has been diagnosed as suffering from dementia. And for her it was not photos of…

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