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Could music help people with dementia?

Singing for Fun with Dementia Forward in Harrogate

Published by The Stray FM News Team at 1:40pm 19th January 2018. (Updated at 4:29pm 19th January 2018)

Could music be beneficial for people with dementia?

Around 850,000 people in the UK live with different types of the condition.

It is expected that number will rise to 1 million by 2025 and 2 million by 2051.

It's now been reported that music could be beneficial for people living with dementia. 

It's all come about after the Alzheimer's Society developed a programme called Singing for the Brain.

Dementia Forward's version - Singing for Fun - is proving to be a hit too according to CEO Jill Quinn:

Singing for Fun with Dementia Forward in Harrogate

Singing for Fun with Dementia Forward in Harrogate

Hotline number for Dementia Forward 01765 601224.

The charity runs weekly sessions in Harrogate, Burton Leonard and Pickering.

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