Understandably many of the dementia-friendly musical activities and services listed on this map have been postponed, some have moved their offer virtually. Please contact the provider for further details.

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Singing For the Brain online singing sessions run by Music In Our Bones, Red Gables in partnership with the Alzheimer Society

Fortnightly zooms sessions attracting Family Carers and their partners or parents living with dementia in the Ipswich, Stowmarket and Bury areas in Suffolk. Wednesdays at 2.
Email: tracy.sharp43@ntlworld to find out more or phone on 07757809297

Benefits:
  • Lowers anxiety
  • Reduces loneliness
  • Lowers agitation
  • Improves memory
  • Improves cognitive skills
  • Involves carers
  • Enhancing spiritual activity
  • Self expression
  • Creative expression and stimulation
  • Cognitive stimulation
  • Motivation
  • Physical engagement
  • Social connections – supporting relationships
  • Maintenance or development of identity and self
  • Facilitating communication
  • Pleasure and enjoyment
  • Contributing to a creative outcome
Phases:
  • Living well
  • Pre-diagnosis
  • Diagnosis
  • Post diagnosis – early years
  • Post diagnosis – later years