Day 3, 12:30pm – 1:00pm – Creating Magical Moments Of Connectedness And Engagement Using Silent Disco Technology
Alison Harrington is a social entrepreneur and the founder Moove & Groove. Moove & Groove provides therapeutic exercise, music and audio programs for seniors including specialist programs for dementia. This is a world-first innovation and was presented at the Aging 2.0 conference in San Francisco in 2018 and a finalist at the Innovageing Awards in 2019. Alison is also the CEO of 10×10 Philanthropy and has recently been recognised as a finalist in the Westfield Local Hero awards for her work in the community. She is passionate about re-inventing the concept of ageing and inspiring seniors to stay physically and mentally active and always remember “you are never too old to just have fun”!
Kate Sowden is the General Manager of Moove & Groove and is passionate about creating connections for seniors using technology. Kate is constantly finding new ways to innovate and create partnerships to ensure all seniors can live life to the full that promotes choice. Kate was integral in the conception and development of the Moove & Groove LISTEN program which meets her goals of community connectedness for seniors. She has a wealth of experience in creating partnerships for social good in the not for profit sector using technology culminating in the award-recognised Moove & Groove Programs.