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Arnold Clark Community Fund Award

We are excited to share our good news with you! We have received a £1,000 grant from the Arnold Clark Community Fund.
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Latest project updates and news from Music for my Mind.

From news of the launch of the #PowerOfMusic survey by Music for Dementia and UK Music, to some exciting news on the Music for my Mind front – we have it all in our latest blog post of project updates and latest news from the music and dementia field.
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The inspirational story of how music helped Gabby Giffords get her life back.

Read the fascinating story of Gabby Giffords – a former Congresswoman who survived an assassination attempt in 2011. She has learned to walk and speak again, with the support of music.
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Art and dementia.

Imagine a world where people with dementia had support in the community right from the word go. Where a word from their GP could unlock the creative spark that would inspire them, help them to stay lucid and to communicate with their loved ones.
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Activities for people living with dementia.

The benefits of engaging in various activities for people living with dementia are numerous – both reported in evidence from research and in everyday case studies. Whether that’s physical, mental, social or creative activities, they all can help people affected by dementia to live well, stay independent and have an improved quality of life.
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Music and dementia.

Music can lift us out of depression or move us to tears – it is a remedy, a tonic, orange juice for the ear. But for many of my neurological patients, music is even more – it can provide access, even when no medication can, to movement, to speech, to life. For them, music is not a luxury, but a necessity. – Oliver Sacks
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