VE Day celebrations provide opportunity to connect music to happy memories

Carers and families are being encouraged to embrace VE Day as an opportunity to open conversations around music to help people living with dementia rediscover their favourite tracks. The power of music has been proven to uniquely and universally alleviate the symptoms of dementia, getting through where many drugs and other therapies fail, improving quality […]

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Musical Guide helps to beat isolation blues

We’ve created an inspirational Musical Guide for making the most of music’s powerful ability to connect people during COVID-19. Our guide offers creative tips and activities to help everyone in isolation, using music as a unifying language. It is also backed by our ambassador, Lauren Laverne. Developed for people living with dementia and their carers, […]

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Living Well with Dementia through Music

To celebrate World Book Day the Music for Dementia Team were lucky enough to catch up with the brilliant Catherine Richards a Music Therapist and proud Editor of the fabulous book “Living Well with Dementia through Music” A Resource Book for Activities Providers and Care Staff Here’s what we found out……… Tell us about the […]

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Intergenerational Music Making Hub

Intergenerational Music Making, IMM is one of the UK’s pioneer of intergenerational music projects. They have recently launched an Intergenerational Music Making Hub, which aims to bring together the community in unique music making workshops. A morning of musical expression, creativity, exploration and the community. IMM are working alongside partnerships to promote wellbeing, community cohesion […]

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Tell the stories behind your favourite music

RunPip is a community for contributors to share personally curated playlists and the reasons behind their choices. You can discover music or find new love for an old favourite thanks to a personal commentary by the creator, or upload your own playlist and tell your stories. One user commented “I first used RunPip to share […]

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