January 2018 - Music for Dementia

Music is ‘powerful but under-used tool’ for people with dementia
January 18, 2018

Music is ‘powerful but under-used tool’ for people with dementia

Carehome.co.uk: The Commission on Dementia and Music has called on local authorities and the NHS to recognise the ‘therapeutic potential of music’, saying it is a ‘powerful but under-used tool’. […]

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Favourite songs will help you beat dementia
January 18, 2018

Favourite songs will help you beat dementia

Express: Doctors believe we retain the clearest memories for songs we enjoyed between the ages of 10 and 30. The effects are thought to be so profound that British researchers […]

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Dementia study adds to calls for more funding of music therapy
January 17, 2018

Dementia study adds to calls for more funding of music therapy

The Guardian: The symptoms of hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people with dementia could significantly improve by listening to and playing music, according to a report. The study, which compiled […]

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