Author: Steve Green

‘Music’s unique ability  to transform people’s  lives – even for  an instant – cannot  be underestimated’
March 11, 2022

‘Music’s unique ability to transform people’s lives – even for an instant – cannot be underestimated’

To celebrate National Social Prescribing Day on March 10th, we teamed up with Baroness Greengross, Crossbench Peer, to write about the importance of music for people living with dementia and their […]

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Ambassador Lauren Laverne visits Bridgeside Lodge Nursing Home with The Spitz
February 7, 2022

Ambassador Lauren Laverne visits Bridgeside Lodge Nursing Home with The Spitz

Lauren recently paid a visit to an Islington care home with The Spitz Charitable Trust. The Spitz hold participatory music sessions and public events which have proven to ease anxiety, […]

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Reflections on music and life
February 3, 2022

Reflections on music and life

Ashley Bayston is the Founder and Chair of the Lewy Body Society. ‘I got my love of music from my precious mother’ Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), also known as […]

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Christmas Isn’t Just Another Day
December 20, 2021

Christmas Isn’t Just Another Day

2021 has been another magical year for 81-year-old Paul Harvey who captured the nation’s hearts on BBC Breakfast with his Four Notes improvisation. Paul, who lives with dementia, is now […]

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Grace Meadows talks about the power of music on BBC Morning Live
December 7, 2021

Grace Meadows talks about the power of music on BBC Morning Live

Campaign Director Grace Meadows was on BBC TV’s Morning Live today as part of a film about one couple’s personal dementia journey and how music therapy has reconnected them. In […]

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Music for Dementia needs your support
November 17, 2021

Music for Dementia needs your support

We believe that everyone living with dementia should have free access to music as part of their care whatever their circumstances Please take a couple of minutes to watch our […]

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Study shows listening to favourite music improves brain function
November 16, 2021

Study shows listening to favourite music improves brain function

On Repeat: Listening to favourite music improves brain function in Alzheimer’s patients: Toronto Study Researchers at the University of Toronto and Unity Health Toronto have demonstrated that repeated listening to […]

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