Month: May 2021

Music Making Café
May 30, 2021

Music Making Café

Music and social interaction together proved a powerful combination for promoting wellbeing at the Hallé Music Making Café in Salford. The project was a collaboration between the Hallé Orchestra and […]

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Charity welcomes £25,000 cash boost
May 25, 2021

Charity welcomes £25,000 cash boost

The Comet: Herts Musical Memories is celebrating after receiving £25,000 to continue its musical services for people living with dementia. The money will enable the small Hertfordshire-based charity to deliver […]

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Dementia hero Paul Harvey is honoured at national awards ceremony
May 21, 2021

Dementia hero Paul Harvey is honoured at national awards ceremony

Tomorrow’s Care: Paul Harvey has been awarded an Outstanding Achievement accolade at the prestigious Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Hero Awards. The Outstanding Achievement award recognises individuals that have improved the lives […]

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Music for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Society collaborate for Dementia Action Week
May 18, 2021

Music for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Society collaborate for Dementia Action Week

Care Home Professional: Music for Dementia is supporting the call to ‘Cure the care system’ and encouraging everyone to take part in its 7 Days of Action challenge. Grace Meadows, Programme Director at Music for […]

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Seven days of action
May 17, 2021

Seven days of action

For Dementia Action Week, Music for Dementia is joining the Alzheimer’s Society to take action to improve the lives of people affected by dementia. We’re supporting the call to ‘Cure […]

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Magic happens
May 13, 2021

Magic happens

BBC Breakfast: The Paul & Nick Harvey Fund grantees are announced, with insights from two of the 30 organisations as to how their work helps in this field. See the […]

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Kirrie music project gets a £7,000 boost
May 13, 2021

Kirrie music project gets a £7,000 boost

The Courier and Advertiser: Kirrie Connections is celebrating support from a fund set up by a musician living with dementia whose composition became a viral sensation last year. The £7,000 […]

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Paul & Nick Harvey Fund grantees announcement
May 13, 2021

Paul & Nick Harvey Fund grantees announcement

After weeks of reading through and assessing applications to The Paul & Nick Harvey Fund, we are delighted to announce that 27 organisations have received grants of between £5,000 and […]

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