Biographers - Miigen

Be part of a global movement collecting the life stories of our Generation

In shoeboxes across the world there are some fantastic stories waiting to be heard - let's give a voice to them together.


Every community has a story to tell. Let us help you tell your story!

Do you remember when the whole town used to turn out to crown the new Gala Day Queen?  When men in suit trousers and rolled up shirt sleeves would barge each other in the sack race? When the picnic was fit for a King?

Want to help us save these memories for your community? Simply click the 'Become a Biographer' button and complete the form. We will send you a Media Pack to start to plan your first Miigen Biographers event.

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What is a Miigen Biographer?

The Miigen Biographer programme is ideal for community leaders who are active in their community be it arranging coffee mornings or organising activity events for older adults.

We bring an activity that is both life affirming and impactful within your community. By encouraging your older adults to tell the story of their life and their community; that at the moment is held captive in a shoebox in the loft gathering dust, we reconnect the person with their earlier life to remind them of the fantastic life they have had.

One of our core aims, for Miigen, is to help reduce loneliness in our older adults. At a time when there is an increase in Alzheimer’s and Dementia we feel that no older adult should sit at home alone when they have a story in their shoebox to share.

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How do I get Involved?

Register as a Miigen Biographer

Register with us as a Miigen Biographer and tell us a little more about your group. We are here to help so please ask. 

We will Call and Discuss

One of our Miigen Team will call you to explain more about the Biographer Programme and how we can help market your group.  

Event Marketing Materials

We create both PDF and email marketing material for you to send out to your group.  You simply need to advertise your event. 

Miigen Group Creation

We will design, create and co-manage a Miigen Group for you to use to capture the life memories of your community.

We will Scan your Photos

Collect up to 20 images from each of your group members and send them to us and we will scan the images on to the Miigen Platform.

Miigen Support

We will provide comprehesive both online and telephone support to help you grow your Miigen Group Profile.

Benefits of being a Miigen Biographer


You are the custodian and manager of the history of your community. You will help other older adults tell the story of their lives.


Increasing the mental wellbeing of your older adults by saving the memories of your friends, family and community.


Attend our conference on later life living in Scotland in September 2019 and become an influencer in changing the lives or older adults.

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