Global Brain Health Institute: Co-creating arts for brain health, Tuesday 6 September 2022

The uplifting power of enjoyment of creativity nurtures our resilience in the community. To mark World Alzheimer’s Month, GBHI is hosting a webinar on Tuesday Sept. 6 2022 from 10:00-11:30 in collaboration with Arts 4 Dementia ( https://arts4dementia.org.uk) entitled “Co-creating arts for brain health – a global perspective”.  In this webinar, chaired by Brian Lawlor, Deputy … Read more

Cultural Diversity in Arts for Brain Health, Tuesday 5 July 2022

The uplifting power of enjoyment of creativity in our own or new culture nurtures our resilience in the community. Engaging in re-energising social activity from the onset of a potential dementia empowers individuals and their loved ones to preserve their brain health, combat isolating fears and nurtures sense of identity, of belonging and resilience for … Read more

Creative Writing for Brain Health, Tuesday 7 June 2022

The uplifting power of enjoyment of creative writing, our voices heard, sharing and sparking ideas nurtures our resilience in the community. Engaging in re-energising social activity from the onset of a potential dementia empowers individuals and their loved ones to preserve their brain health, combat isolating fears and nurtures sense of identity, of belonging and … Read more

Heritage and Nature for Brain Health, Tuesday 10 May

The uplifting power of enjoyment of activities in nature, discovering our heritage together nurtures our resilience in the community. Engaging in re-energising social activity from the onset of a potential dementia empowers individuals and their loved ones to preserve their brain health, combat isolating fears and nurtures sense of identity, of belonging and resilience for … Read more

Visual Arts for Brain Health 5 April 2022

Exploring how visual arts programmes can empower people from the onset of dementia symptoms Professor Martin Orrell, Director of the Institute of Mental Health at the University of Nottingham, chairs a debate between leaders in social prescribing, culture health and wellbeing, with a particular focus on referral to visual arts programmes. This webinar will explore … Read more

International Arts for Brain Health webinar

Baroness Greengross

International A.R.T.S. for Brain Health, ‘From Despair to Desire’, Tues 8 March 2022, 10 am – 12 pm In association with the International Longevity Centre and the Optimal Ageing Programme at The University of Oxford For International Social Prescribing Week, Baroness Greengross, CEO of the International Longevity Centre and Co-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group … Read more

Drama for Brain Health 8 February

Acting in a way different from usual requires the brain to respond to a novel set of stimuli, causing new neutrons to develop and adapt, giving drama protective qualities against cognitive decline. Creating and enacting scenarios with a drama group, in allowing individuals to improvise and develop significant or amusing experiences together, can act as … Read more

Music for Brain Health, Tues 11 January, 10-11 am

Katie Derham

The uplifting power of making music, singing, learning, playing an instrument, dancing, performing together nurtures our resilience in the community. Whatever the genre – classical, rock, pop, community choir, orchestra or band – music has a vital role to play to help preserve brain health. If you work in the music for health sector, are … Read more