Shop now open! Share your love of music and support Playlist for Life. Visit now.

Shop now open! Share your love of music and support Playlist for Life. Visit now.

Five Questions With… Andy Lowndes

Every fortnight we sit down with a guest working in dementia care to bring you an insight to their role and experience of using meaningful music. This week we speak to Andy Lowndes, Vice Chair of Trustees and resident Music Detective at Playlist for Life. Listen to Andy’s personalised playlist at the end of the … Read more

Five Questions With… Beth Britton

Every fortnight we sit down with a guest working in dementia care to bring you an insight to their role and experience of using meaningful music. This week we speak to Beth Britton, an award-winning Dementia Activist and Content Creator. Listen to Beth’s personalised playlist at the end of the feature. Hi Beth. Thanks for … Read more

Five Questions With… Mary McDougall

Every fortnight we sit down with a guest working in dementia care to bring you an insight to their role and experience of using meaningful music. This week we speak to Playlist for Life’s very own Mary McDougall, who is responsible for managing and delivering our training. Listen to Mary’s personalised playlist at the end … Read more

Playlist for Life is Scottish Charity of the Year

Playlist for Life has won Charity of the Year (turnover under £500k) at the Scottish Charity Awards. The award comes after a year of celebration for our 10th anniversary which was packed with awareness raising events that enabled us to support more people affected by dementia. Run annually by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations … Read more

Sir Alex Ferguson’s personalised playlist

Photo: Melinda Nagy / Shutterstock.com Football legend Sir Alex Ferguson is a long-time supporter of music and dementia charity Playlist for Life.  Playlist for Life supports people living with dementia and those who love and care for them through the power of personally meaningful music. Our work is based on over two decades of scientific … Read more

Five Questions With… Tracey Carter

Every fortnight we sit down with a guest working in dementia care to bring you an insight to their role and experience of using meaningful music. This time we’re speaking with Tracey Carter, Head of Dementia Care and Wellbeing at Hallmark Luxury Care Homes. Listen to Tracey’s personalised playlist at the end of the feature. … Read more

Golf Day raises £33,000 for Playlist for Life

An annual event at Lenzie Golf Club has raised vital funds for music and dementia charity On Friday 17th May 2024 almost 100 golfers took to Lenzie Golf Club to raise money for people living with dementia.  Playlist for Life supports people living with dementia, their families and carers through the use of personally meaningful … Read more

Five Questions With… Rohini Sharma Joshi

Every fortnight we sit down with a guest working in dementia care to bring you an insight to their role and experience of using meaningful music. This week we speak to Rohini Sharma Joshi, Diversity and Inclusion Manager at Age Scotland. Listen to Rohini’s personalised playlist at the end of the feature. We first became … Read more

Five Questions With… Dean McShane

Every fortnight we sit down with a guest working in dementia care to bring you an insight to their role and experience of using meaningful music. This week we speak to Dean McShane, a mental health nurse and Senior Mental Health Lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University. Listen to Dean’s personalised playlist at the end … Read more