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Radio Me!

“That was Barry Manilow with Mandy – now please take your medication…” If you’re a radio listener, you’re used to getting information about the travel and weather – but now you could get personalised medical support, thanks to an innovative new scheme: Radio Me.

Posted 12:35 Monday, May 20, 2019 In: Health Matters Tags: Alzheimer's Alzheimer’s Society Bauer Media BBC Radio Devon BBC Research and Development Brighton and Sussex Medical School Cambridge Institute for Music Therapy Research Centre for Computer Music Research Cereproc Ltd dementia MHA Homes Radio Me Sube Banerjee Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust The Centre for Dementia Studies The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Exhibition offers window into minds of people living with dementia

In connection with Dementia Action Week, Drawing Life, the charity which holds life drawing classes with people living with dementia, has arranged an exhibition of work at A Wave of Dreams Arts Lab in St Leonards. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 11:34 Thursday, May 16, 2019 In: Health Matters Tags: Arts Council England dementia Drawing Life Judy Parkinson Lottery
Still from Finding Camille

Finding Camille puts the focus on Alzheimer’s

Local film-maker Bindu De Stoppani hosts a special screening at the Electric Palace cinema this weekend of her latest feature, Finding Camille. Here, Annie Waite hears about Bindu’s process for creating this moving, intimate and at times heartbreakingly humorous on-the-road journey of a father and daughter getting to know each other.

Posted 15:58 Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 In: Film Tags: 28 Days Later Alzheimer's Annie Waite Bindu de Stoppani British Independent Film Awards carer dementia electric palace cinema Finding Camille Jump My Summer of Love The Beach The Virgin Suicides Wild

Catering for dementia sufferers and their carers

In a new initiative Care for the Carers is launching support groups for unpaid carers of people with dementia. The groups will be based in three East Sussex towns, including Bexhill. Meanwhile Music for the Memory has released dates for the forthcoming meetings of its Battle singing group for dementia sufferers. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 18:05 Friday, Jul 27, 2018 In: Health Matters Tags: Bexhill Care for the Carers carers dementia Making Memories Music for the Memory Nick Terdre

Combating dementia with music-making

Music is a vital lifeline to dementia sufferers whose cruel illness cuts them off from the rest of the world in many ways. This philosophy is the driving force behind the work of Dementia Support East Sussex as they prepare for their second public concert on Saturday. Cliff Slack, chair of the group, talks to Nick Terdre.

Posted 13:14 Thursday, Dec 10, 2015 In: Health Matters Tags: Amicus Horizon Bexhill Christchurch Blacklands Cliff Slack Community Foundation of Surrey dementia Dementia Support East Sussex Hastings and Rother Credit Union Isabel Blackman Centre Nick Terdre Olwen Sidley Silver Linings
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