Jennette Arnold joins Alzheimer’s Society ‘Singing for the Brain’ workshop in Hackney

PUBLISHED: 08:41 06 February 2017 | UPDATED: 08:41 06 February 2017

Jennette Arnold joins in the Singing for the Brain session

Jennette Arnold joins in the Singing for the Brain session

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Jennette Arnold joined in with a singing workshop for people with dementia, aimed to help them communicate, improve their mood and leave them feeling good about themselves.

Emma with shakers at the Singing for the Brain sessionEmma with shakers at the Singing for the Brain session

Hackney’s London Assembly representative went to Sutton House in Homerton to see the Alzheimer’s Society Singing for the Brain session.

“Singing for the Brain is an excellent example of a service that helps members of the community with dementia to come together in a fun and social environment,” said Jennette, who is a member of the Health Committee tasked with reviewing health and wellbeing across London.

David Morris, from the Alzheimer’s Society in North East London, said: “Even when memories are hard to retrieve, many people with dementia can still recall and relate positively to music.

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