BBC launches music website for dementia & Alzheimer's

The calming affect that music can have on people with dementia and Alzheimer's is well documented, but now the BBC has launched a website that links sufferers with songs they love.

Called BBC Music Memories, the website encourages users to search for classical, pop and theme music from in an easy to use, decade by decade interface and build a playlist.

Research shows that memories from teenage years tend to be the most powerful and music reaches parts of the brain that conversation doesn't.

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