July 2019 - Music for Dementia

Updated NICE dementia care recommendations include music therapy
July 22, 2019

Updated NICE dementia care recommendations include music therapy

Care Home Professional: The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has updated its dementia care recommendations to include music therapy. The updated guidance encourages practitioners to offer activities […]

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Talented youngsters bringing dancehall days back at Beamish Museum
July 17, 2019

Talented youngsters bringing dancehall days back at Beamish Museum

Chronicle Live: The music of Glenn Miller, Chubby Checker and Elvis will feature in a performance that promises to be among the most moving at this year’s Durham BRASS festival. […]

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Hearing aids could help to fight dementia
July 16, 2019

Hearing aids could help to fight dementia

The Times: Wearing a hearing aid in later life could slow the ageing of the brain and defend against dementia, research suggests. A study found that people who wore aids […]

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Music and reminiscence project to help those living with dementia
July 16, 2019

Music and reminiscence project to help those living with dementia

Bromsgrove Standard: There will be music in the air at Bromsgrove Methodist Church when the latest Love Music programme for people living with dementia takes place. The lively Kel Elliot […]

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Nightclub opens doors to elderly to dance away symptoms
July 13, 2019

Nightclub opens doors to elderly to dance away symptoms

The Daily Express: More than 160 pensioners from care homes across Nottinghamshire headed to Pryzm nightclub for its Boogie & Buffet event. They shared stories from the club’s heyday, when […]

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