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Planning for Volunteers Ageing Voices – Lunchtime Panel Discussions DISN November Gathering Running dementia-inclusive singing sessions online Age Scotland dementia inclusion training DISN October Gathering DISN September Gathering DISN August Gathering Running dementia-inclusive singing sessions using video conferencing Creative ageing discussion and networking event Library Socials Tide – Applying Human Rights – Scotland Management Essentials for Dementia Inclusive Singing Groups – Glasgow Community and Dementia, creating better lives in Edinburgh and The Lothians Supporting Volunteers Come and Sing!: A dementia inclusive singing event – Glasgow Dementia Inclusion Training led by Age Scotland
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What is the Dementia Inclusive Singing Network?

The Dementia Inclusive Singing Network helps people affected by dementia take part in singing groups and choirs across Scotland. We know that singing is good for you and singing with a group is even better.

At a time when lots of older people are at home more or in care homes having to isolate, the network will help find ways for people to connect and sing together. If you, or someone you know, would like to sing with a group, the network will help you find opportunities. If you are a song leader or organiser, the network offers training and networking opportunities.  

View upcoming online training and networking opportunities on the Events page. To join the network, please complete the form on the Join the Network page.

“Singing is good for you… and group singing is even better.” (Voices Now, The Big Choral Census, July 2017). We want to share this with as many people as possible! 

This network is part of Luminate, Scotland’s creative ageing organisation. You can find out more about Luminate by visiting the organisation’s website.

 

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Contact Luminate and ask for the Dementia Inclusive Singing Network. Give us a phone, email any questions or fill in a general enquiries form.

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