Real Stories

Reg and Beryls story – Reliving memories together through a digital mirror of the past!

Reg and Beryls story – Reliving memories together through a digital mirror of the past!

Reg and his wife Beryl shared 70 years of happy memories together before she passed away. Reg is now using a digital compilation of sound and music called Music Mirrors to help […]

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Mother and son singing through the years

Mother and son singing through the years

There has always been music in Irene and Ant Young’s home and it is a very important part of their lives. Mother and son live together in the house in […]

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What do a 2-year-old and a 102-year-old have in common?

What do a 2-year-old and a 102-year-old have in common?

A case study by The Together Project – Heath and Mavis often struggle to make themselves understood. They can’t always get the right words out, or they pronounce them in […]

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Music for Dementia works with more than 200 charities and organisations

Music for Dementia works with more than 200 charities and organisations

A partnership between a community care village and a local college is seeing students act as intergenerational music guides for people living with dementia, with noticeable improvements in sociability and […]

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Hearing my father sing for the first time

Hearing my father sing for the first time

Hearing my father sing for the first time A case study by Live Music Now Diagnosed with mixed dementia in 2007, John (aged 82) has suffered a lot of trauma in […]

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Impromptu singalongs

Impromptu singalongs

Impromptu singalongs A case study by Live Music Now Monkscroft Care Centre, operated by The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT), participated in the ‘Choir in Every Care Home Project’ with […]

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Eddie’s Story – A Case Study by Nordoff Robbins

Eddie’s Story – A Case Study by Nordoff Robbins

Eddie’s Story – A Case Study by Nordoff Robbins Eddie always had a passion for painting and music and was an accomplished drummer in a band. But in later life he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and could no […]

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Playing the keyboard again Fred’s story

Playing the keyboard again Fred’s story

Playing the keyboard again Fred’s story – A case study by Live Music Now Westbury Court provides a mix of nursing, respite and residential care. As with other homes, we have […]

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Music Memory Box

Music Memory Box

Think object jukebox and Desert Island Discs combined! While visiting her Great Gran who was living with dementia Chloe Meineck witnessed the transformative effects of music. Her Great Gran would […]

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