The power of music: Vicky McClure’s dementia choir
A million people in the UK are expected to be living with dementia by 2025. While there is no cure, there’s growing evidence that music can help ameliorate symptoms such as depression and agitation, writes Kelly Oakes – and also bring these people and their families some much-needed moments of joy.
When he was just 30 years old, Daniel received a diagnosis nobody was expecting. The former drummer and engineer had to give up work after developing problems with his speech, memory, and motor skills.