New radio station for people with dementia

The current pandemic has been tough for everyone, but especially people with dementia and their carers. To brighten people’s moods during these times, Music 4 Dementia, has launched a new, free radio station. It is available 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week. There is a ‘mix station’, playing classics from multiple eras. Listeners can also choose from four other […]

Music guide for people with dementia during COVID-19

Music can be a huge help for people with dementia. In breakdown of memory it can be a case of first in, last out with regards music. This is why it can be such a helpful tool in the later stages. No matter the genre, music can sooth, stimulate and bring to mind some long-forgotten […]

Music for Dementia launches playlist guides

Earlier this year, we brought you the news that Music for Dementia had launched a musical map of community-based, dementia-friendly music offerings across the country. Now it has launched a new initiative to highlight the positive impact music can have for people with dementia in the form of guides on creating a personalised playlist. According […]

New musical map of dementia launched

Music can be a huge help for people with dementia. No matter what genre, it can soothe, stimulate and trigger forgotten memories for many people. You can read our blog post about its benefits here. We were thrilled when Music for Dementia 2020 launched to promote the benefits of music for those with the condition. […]

New website launched to promote benefits of music for people with dementia

We have previously blogged about music being beneficial to people with dementia, so we’re thrilled to have heard the news that the first ever information hub for advice, evidence-based research and expertise on why music is essential for people living with dementia and their carers, has been launched. It is anticipated that there will be […]