BBC Music website offers dementia lifeline

BBC Music website offers dementia lifeline

Music’s ability to soothe the symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer’s has been known for years. Now, a new BBC website aims to help by connecting dementia patients with the songs they love. Eventually, it’s hoped the site will build a database of music that’s effective at triggering memories. “Music can have such a powerful effect,” said Snow Patrol star Gary Lightbody, whose father suffers from dementia. “It fires all sorts of things in the brain…

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BBC Battles Glastonbury with The Biggest Weekend Festival

BBC Battles Glastonbury with The Biggest Weekend Festival

The BBC aren’t being shown in the best light in the news lately. Constantly dogged for apparent media bias against Brexit and Jeremy Corbyn. They have also recently been hit by outrage following the publishing of several high profile members of staff’s wages. This showed a wage gap between male and female workers. Also highlighting that some ‘big name’ personalities are paid vast amounts. Perhaps this is where the majority of that TV license and merchandising money ends…

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