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Sport Soundtrack

Music can bring back memories and help people living with dementia

Do you know a sports fan living with dementia?

Did you know that music can help improve the lives of people affected by the condition?

Music is everywhere and a part of our daily lives. Think of the songs that take you back to the stadium, the chants that remind you of your favourite games, and the song everyone associates with your team. 

A personal playlist of meaningful music, like our favourite sports songs, can bring back memories for  people living with dementia, and have multiple benefits including reduced anxiety, improved mood and opportunities to connect with friends, loved ones and carers.

Get started on a personal playlist for a loved one living with dementia today

Take a look at our hints and tips below, or check out the existing sports team’s playlists for inspiration. 

Can’t see your team? We’re adding playlists all the time and working with fans to create their team’s playlist. Get in touch if you would like to work on a playlist for your team.

Create a playlist

Building a personal playlist is easy, and you don’t need any technology to get started. 

Tracking down the right tunes is about finding the soundtrack of your life.

For guidance and support on building a playlist, check out our free resources

Sports team playlists

Click on the logo to open a Spotify playlist. Clubs are in alphabetical order after national teams.

What's on your #SportSoundtrack?

Take a trip down memory lane and share your favourite sport song and memory with us on social media using #SportSoundtrack. 

Information for sports clubs

Would you like to share the power of music with your fans living with dementia? It’s free to become a Playlist for Life Help Point and receive free materials and virtual training. Get in touch with our Communications team if you would like more information.

We have created a playlist of Chelsea songs for all fans to enjoy whilst watching matches at home. Many of our senior participants, all huge Chelsea F.C. fans, have helped us come up with the different songs within the playlist, discussing how these songs bring back memories of watching CFC over the years.

Chelsea F.C.

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