Music and dementia resources launched

By NZDF on 5/02/2020

A new website and free resources from the BBC focus on the uplifting potential of music for people living with dementia.


Dancing with dementia

By NZDF on 5/02/2020

A University of Auckland study aims to use dance as a means of combating dementia.


Blog: Why poetry works for people living with dementia

By Julie Bourla on 5/02/2020

Julie Bourla discusses how poetry is an excellent way of connecting people, and has shown itself to be a powerful approach to reconnecting with people who are having difficulty communicating.


Christchurch Symphony Orchestra engages with people living with dementia

By NZDF on 5/02/2020

For people with dementia, music can be a useful tool to help them connect with others and reduce social isolation. Flourish, a new initiative by the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra and Dementia Canterbury, aims to do just that.