Put people with dementia at the heart of lockdown solution, says Alzheimer’s Society

Response to new figures from Alzheimer’s Society which show an extra 10,000 dementia deaths in England and Wales in April following severe impact of social isolation on people with the condition.  As care homes enter their third month of closing doors to visitors, an Alzheimer’s Society investigation has found that lack of social contact is […]

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Musical Map virtual services double during lockdown

As millions of people are encouraged to carry out and reflect on an act of kindness this Mental Health Awareness Week, we are discovering that the number of people offering digital music sessions has doubled since lockdown began. Many of these services are performed out of goodwill, truly embodying the spirit of the message from […]

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VE Day celebrations provide opportunity to connect music to happy memories

Carers and families are being encouraged to embrace VE Day as an opportunity to open conversations around music to help people living with dementia rediscover their favourite tracks. The power of music has been proven to uniquely and universally alleviate the symptoms of dementia, getting through where many drugs and other therapies fail, improving quality […]

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