News Articles – Music for Dementia

Power of music survey
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June 3, 2021

Power of music survey

Are you interested in the effect that music can have on health and wellbeing? Would you like to voice your opinions and share your experience? Your answers will help our […]

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Music Making Café
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May 30, 2021

Music Making Café

Music and social interaction together proved a powerful combination for promoting wellbeing at the Hallé Music Making Café in Salford. The project was a collaboration between the Hallé Orchestra and […]

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Seven days of action
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May 17, 2021

Seven days of action

For Dementia Action Week, Music for Dementia is joining the Alzheimer’s Society to take action to improve the lives of people affected by dementia. We’re supporting the call to ‘Cure […]

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Paul & Nick Harvey Fund grantees announcement
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May 13, 2021

Paul & Nick Harvey Fund grantees announcement

After weeks of reading through and assessing applications to The Paul & Nick Harvey Fund, we are delighted to announce that 27 organisations have received grants of between £5,000 and […]

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Digital Music-making – practice and recommendations
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April 27, 2021

Digital Music-making – practice and recommendations

Our Director, Grace Meadows, has co-published an insightful community case study about digital approaches to music making with people living with dementia during the pandemic in the UK. An overview […]

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Become a citizen (music) scientist
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April 12, 2021

Become a citizen (music) scientist

Global Brain Health Institute is looking for 1,000 participants for a study exploring how music can help people at risk of developing dementia. You take part via the Neureka app […]

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Music is life – a documentary
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March 17, 2021

Music is life – a documentary

The delightful Music is Life research documentary follows a community living with dementia in Canada as they write and compose a song about the meaning of music in their lives. […]

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Our journey with music through dementia
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March 4, 2021

Our journey with music through dementia

The  Musical Care Pathway, below, is intended to show you how music fits into our lives and how it can be used to support people through their journey with dementia. […]

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Research update
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February 22, 2021

Research update

Three recent studies have caught our eye, and we’ve included them on our research page. Two investigate music and dementia while the third is about hearing and dementia. In October […]

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Link worker guides: musical social prescriptions
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February 17, 2021

Link worker guides: musical social prescriptions

Two new guides are leading the way in showing link workers how to use music as part of a social prescription when working with people living with dementia. We have […]

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