Seminar Leaders Bio's
Ali works for the Salvation Army's Older People's Ministry Team covering the Central North and North West of England, North Wales and the Isle of Man. Ali has a passion for engaging in conversations about the end of life and has written a resource for the Salvation Army entitled 'Journeying Home' to help congregations discuss what is part of everyday, ordinary life.
Charlotte Overton-Hart is Livability’s Associate on Dementia. Charlotte has a background in arts and humanities and adult social care and is currently a Reminiscence Facilitator, running sessions both one to one as well as with families and groups. She is developing a tool to help people living with dementia to tell their life story, and is collaborating with a community allotment to run dementia-inclusive gardening sessions throughout the year. Charlotte is currently studying for an MA in Bibliotherapy which explores how stories, poetry and literature can help people who are living with dementia.