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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Music students add dementia therapy to their bow

A partnership between a community care village and a local college is seeing students act as intergenerational music guides for people living with dementia, with noticeable improvements in sociability and mood. Music students at Cheshire College South & West, who are all aged 16-19, have been visiting the state-of-the-art Belong care village in Crewe twice […]

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TV and radio presenter Lauren Laverne urges people with dementia, their families and carers to build music playlists this Christmas with the launch of free guides

The multi-talented radio DJ is spearheading the Music for Dementia 2020 Campaign, which calls for the government, music industry, health and social care sectors and friends and families to work towards giving everyone with dementia the right to music as part of their care, as well as to access music free of charge, wherever they are As Music for […]

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Schools supporting music for all

This article was kindly written for the Music for Dementia 2020 website by Sunita Thakur (Class Teacher) at the Grove Park Academy School If music be the food of love..play on  Whilst Shakespeare’s Orsino wanted music played in order to help him cure his lovesick heart; I have borrowed this phrase in order to emphasise the power that […]

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Music for Dementia 2020 Launches Musical Map for Dementia

THE CAMPAIGN SEEKS NATIONWIDE SUPPORT TO HELP PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA FIND MUSIC RELATED EVENTS AND SERVICES IN THEIR AREA Music for Dementia 2020 is launching the first ever Musical Map for Dementia. Its aim is to provide those affected by the condition information on music- based events and services in their area. Music has a […]

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