Media Coverage – Page 11 – Music for Dementia

BBC Music website offers dementia lifeline
September 28, 2018

BBC Music website offers dementia lifeline

BBC: Music’s ability to soothe the symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer’s has been known for years. Now, a new BBC website aims to help by connecting dementia patients with the […]

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HEALTH: The melody memory boost
May 20, 2018

HEALTH: The melody memory boost

Mail Online: One of the most inspiring stories I’ve reported on for this page was about the effect of music on the brain. I visited a Singing for the Brain […]

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How to harness music to fight dementia
March 11, 2018

How to harness music to fight dementia

The FT: It is a cold morning in a church hall in Croydon, south London, and Peter Edwards is warming up his singers with some call-and-response exercises. But this is […]

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Music and dementia: a powerful connector
February 15, 2018

Music and dementia: a powerful connector

NHS Blog: Listening to, and enjoying music, is a universal experience. It reflects and directs our mood, and now innovative and more convenient ways of delivering content makes it easier to […]

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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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