Month: January 2021

Bold vision is needed to change a system, so is collaboration and trust
January 22, 2021

Bold vision is needed to change a system, so is collaboration and trust

by Juliet Cockram, Managing Director of The Utley Foundation If there is one word that sums up what we need right now, it is connection. This need has united us […]

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Good Vibrations on R4 The Art of Now
January 14, 2021

Good Vibrations on R4 The Art of Now

Comedian and actor Isy Sutty speaks to Grace Meadows about music and music therapy on Radio 4’s The Art of Now programme. Listen to the episode

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£500K cash boost
January 11, 2021

£500K cash boost

Home Care Insight: Music for Dementia announces the launch of a new funding programme to support organisations working to improve the lives of people living with dementia through music. Read […]

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The Paul & Nick Harvey Fund opens
January 8, 2021

The Paul & Nick Harvey Fund opens

It is with a huge amount of pleasure that Music for Dementia and The Utley Foundation can announce the launch of The Paul & Nick Harvey Fund. This fund, made […]

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Take part in a study: benefits of online group singing
January 7, 2021

Take part in a study: benefits of online group singing

The University of Nottingham is looking for participants in a new study about the benefits of online group singing for people with dementia and their carers. Funded by the Alzheimer’s […]

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Now is the perfect time to learn the keyboard
January 6, 2021

Now is the perfect time to learn the keyboard

Mature Times: Apart from the entertainment value of learning the keyboard, there is wide research which shows many health and wellbeing benefits from learning and playing a musical instrument. Studies […]

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Our favourite song is from when we were 14, study finds, as scientists reveal ‘reminiscence bump’ peaks in early adolescence
January 2, 2021

Our favourite song is from when we were 14, study finds, as scientists reveal ‘reminiscence bump’ peaks in early adolescence

Mail online: Your favourite pop songs are most likely to be the ones in the charts when you were 14, a study has found. Researchers discovered this is the age […]

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