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21 Jan

Become Part of the Sporting Memories Network

Headingley Stadium 18th February from 9:30am till 1:30pm

Learn how to facilitate or support sporting memories groups. Participants will get chance to experience the Sporting Reminiscence Guide, packs of Replay Cards to use in the sessions, the weekly Sporting Pink reminiscence newspaper and learn more about the partnership.

Yorkshire Cricket Foundation and the Sporting Memories Network CIC (SMN) have secured funding to establish 3, weekly sporting memories groups in Leeds. The Sporting Memories Network project is delivering the training and resources to provide reminiscence activities that improve the mental and physical well-being of older people and those living with dementia through tapping into the passion, knowledge and love of sport. Using iconic images, reports and memorabilia to stimulate and unlock long-term memories of watching or playing sport, the approach promotes socialisation, communication and cognitive functioning. It also often rekindles an urge to take part in sports, games and gentle exercise.

The project will include regular action learning events where staff and volunteers will come together to share progress, learning and ideas.

Find out more at www.sportingmemoriesnetwork.com

To book a place contact Nick.Robinson@Yorkshireccc.com | 0113 2033632 | www.yorkshirecricketfoundation.com

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