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A musical guide for people with dementia and their carers during Covid-19




Music for Dementia

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Music has huge benefits for people with dementia and those caring for them. It helps reduce agitation, depression and anxiety, alongside improving general health and wellbeing. This practical musical guide offers ideas on how to use music during Covid-19. These include: Have a musical conversation via a phone or video call; playing favourite CDs, vinyl or old mix tapes; listening to a radio show; watching live music in the comfort of one’s own home; watching a musical movie; experiencing a virtual music event; making a playlist; streaming music; getting children involved; finding out what others used to listen to; finding songs by lyrics; creating a musical quiz; learning an instrument. (Edited publisher abstract)

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