December 2019 - Music for Dementia

Christmas TV repeats and classic songs can help
December 22, 2019

Christmas TV repeats and classic songs can help

i News: Repeats of Christmas classics help people with dementia to feel more comfortable, according to NHS specialists. The regular festive re-runs of The Snowman or It’s A Wonderful Life and seasonal music like ‘White Christmas’ could […]

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Music for Dementia launches Christmas playlist guides
December 15, 2019

Music for Dementia launches Christmas playlist guides

Care Home Professional: TV and radio presenter Lauren Laverne has urged people living with dementia, their families and carers to build music playlists this Christmas with the launch of free […]

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Christmas spirit in full swing at Solihull’s dementia cafe
December 11, 2019

Christmas spirit in full swing at Solihull’s dementia cafe

Solihull Observer: Dementia patients and their loved ones got into the festive spirit at a Christmas-themed event at a special café in Solihull. The dementia café, hosted by Sunrise of […]

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Grandad living with Alzheimer’s creates playlist to keep life’s memories alive
December 8, 2019

Grandad living with Alzheimer’s creates playlist to keep life’s memories alive

Liverpool Echo: A grandfather-of-five, 67, said he first heard Eleanor Rigby The Beatles’ iconic 1966 track while on a summer holiday to North Wales , as he was sat in the back […]

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Lauren Laverne’s Music for Dementia playlist
December 5, 2019

Lauren Laverne’s Music for Dementia playlist

The Times: Prince — Starfish and Coffee. I think this was the first track we played on my Radio 6 Music breakfast show. It’s always a great idea to start […]

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