Music for Dementia-Friendly Communities: Final conference in Brussels

Sound project final conference – Music for Dementia-Friendly Communities

Wednesday 19th June, 3-6PM Radisson Red, Rue d’Idalie 35, 1050 Brussels

15:00 – 15:15 Registrations

15:15 – 15:30 Welcome and introduction to the SOUND project Sara Santini (INRCA, Italy)

15:30 – 16:00 Music and brain functions Alessandra Merizzi (INRCA, Italy)

16:00 – 16:15 Training dementia care professionals and informal caregivers on the SOUND method Sabrina Quattrini (INRCA, Italy)

16:15 – 17:00 Results and testimonies from the SOUND intervention in Italy, Romania and Portugal SOUND national teams

17:00 – 17:15 Music for dementia Salvatore Petrone

17:15 – 17:30 Music ensemble playing Petrone’s music sheets Flute- Sandra Costa (Sons do estamine, Portugal); Piano- Lena Napradean (Scoala de Pian, Romania); Violin- Sara Santini (INRCA, Italy); Voice- Claudia Carletti (ACMO, Italy)

17:30 – 17:45 One SOUND improvisation with participants to the conference Albert Hera (ACMO, Italy)

17:45 – 18:00 Music in clinical settings Emy van der Valk Bouman from the “Music as Medicine” Foundation, Erasmus University, Rotterdam

18:00 – 18:15 Music in dementia care facilities Dan Cohen founder of the NGO “Music and Memory” and of the “International Music Advocacy Coalition”

18:15 – 18:30 The Helsinki Manifesto of Alzheimer Europe Owen Miller, Policy Officer of Alzheimer Europe

18:30 Conclusion and wrap up

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