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    New BBC documentary explores the power of music for people living with dementia

    A new BBC documentary is set to explore how music can help people living with dementia.

    It follows increased research in recent years into the impact of music on people with dementia. Certain music, for example, can help to reignite past memories, while further investigation is being done into how making music can keep the minds of people living with dementia in the present.

    The orchestra Manchester Camerata and its main flautist Amina Hussain, who is a professional music therapiat, are leading classes across the north-west of England to help people living with dementia so that they can perhaps be more present. Their work will be charted in the documentary ‘Dementia, Music And Us’.

    Speaking to the BBC about the classes,…

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