How to listen – finding solutions to tech barriers

It’s a difficult time for all of us, particularly for those living with dementia and their carers. That’s why we’re doing everything we can to help the people we exist to serve. Playlist for Life is encouraging everyone to connect through music whilst we can’t be together due to social distancing, making the subject of … Read more

Playlist Success with Avery Healthcare

The most exciting part of our job at Playlist for Life is seeing the impact personal music can have on people living with dementia and those who care for them. The past few months have been difficult, but amongst the tough times we’ve heard some truly amazing stories about the power of music from our … Read more

Dedicate a song to a carer in your life

Thursday evenings at 8PM have become an important moment in our lockdown week. With the rest of the country, we’ve been cheering out of our windows, clapping from our doorsteps and letting the kids go wild with pots and pans to show our appreciation for the hard work and bravery shown by all those with … Read more

Connect through music

These are difficult times. To protect against the spread of COVID-19, the government needs us all to stay apart. Our every instinct is to reach out and reassure those we love and it is agonising not to be able to do so. And the people most isolated and most alone are our most vulnerable and … Read more

Playlist for Life wins top national award!

We are thrilled to announce that we are one of 10 winners of the 2020 GSK IMPACT Awards! Over 400 charities across the UK were considered for the prestigious awards and we’re overjoyed to be recognised alongside nine other charities doing inspiring work.    The GSK IMPACT Awards acknowledge the outstanding work of small and medium sized charities working … Read more

Playlist’s Christmas wrap up

With Christmas and the end of the year (and the decade!) around the corner, we wanted to share some of our highlights from what can only be described as an eventful year! Here it goes: We went on tour! We started the year off with a tour across the UK with the lovely cast and … Read more

Bonfire Night tips

Bonfire night is almost here! It’s a great night for many, but for people with dementia it can also be confusing and distressing. Below are some of our top tips for an enjoyable night: If you’re attending an event, make sure to plan ahead! Load up a portable music player, such as the Bush mp3 … Read more

We love libraries

We want every person living with dementia to have a unique personal playlist, and for their loved ones or carers to know how to use it. But, our biggest challenge is letting people know about the power of playlists.  That’s where libraries come in. We have signed 60 libraries up to the Playlist for Life Help … Read more

We love the Bush!

There is no ‘right’ way to listen to your music. The important thing is finding the music that works best for you. But having your playlist on a small portable device means you can put it in your pocket and carry it around with you so it’s available whenever you need it.So what’s the best … Read more