Category: News

Dementia Management Tool ‘Vera’ Launches on Apple’s AppStore
June 14, 2022

Dementia Management Tool ‘Vera’ Launches on Apple’s AppStore

This week, our Campaign Director, Grace Meadows, has been in the press endorsing a brilliant new dementia management tool called Vera. Vera is an intuitive app that analyses the age […]

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Music for Dementia honours Carers Week with a focus on the transformative power of music for caregivers
June 6, 2022

Music for Dementia honours Carers Week with a focus on the transformative power of music for caregivers

Music has a significant role to play in enhancing the quality of life of people living with dementia and their caregivers. As part of Carers Week 2022 – taking place […]

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The Utley Foundation funds pioneering new music therapy research.
May 16, 2022

The Utley Foundation funds pioneering new music therapy research.

Care homes launch dementia music therapy programme to support residents living with dementia and upskill carers in their understanding of the power of music 75% of older people find joy […]

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How to use music with a loved one who has just been diagnosed with dementia
May 16, 2022

How to use music with a loved one who has just been diagnosed with dementia

With Dementia Action Week 2022 (16th – 20th May) focussing on diagnosis, it’s important for family and carers to know how they can use music to support people living with […]

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Why this report matters
April 19, 2022

Why this report matters

UK Music CEO Jamie Njoku-Goodwin and Music for Dementia’s Campaign Director Grace Meadows explain the importance of the Power of Music report, and why the recommendations need to be taken […]

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Our Power of Music report has arrived
April 19, 2022

Our Power of Music report has arrived

One year in the making, we are pleased to release our call to action Power of Music report which outlines a blueprint to use music to help transform communities and […]

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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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Keeping the singing going MCT meeting October 2020
November 24, 2020

Keeping the singing going MCT meeting October 2020

The following meeting summary was written by Douglas Noble, LMN Strategic Director for Wellbeing and Grace Meadows, Music for Dementia Programme Director, Co-chairs of the Musical Care Taskforce The Musical […]

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