The St Agnes' Virtual Memory Lane Choir, an inclusive community which especially welcomes those diagnosed with dementia/Alzheimer’s, their carers, family and friends and anyone else who would like to join is re-starting on the 16th of September 2020, under the directorship of Gerry Noonan, Baritone and regular concert performer.
Click here to register for the choir or email the CCMA at firstname.lastname@example.org. Participation in this choir is free of charge.
Contact the CCMA, 087 2705347 if you fear or are not acquainted with the technology associated with virtual choirs and the CCMA will arrange assistance, free of charge, to help you get on-line and singing.
The St Agnes' Memory Lane Choir warmly welcomes people with dementia, memory loss, their carers and families. It aims to incorporate social interaction, peer support, engagement and active participation to improve quality of life, communication and social engagement and to enhance the relationship between the person with dementia and the caregiver.
The Choir is ably directed by Baritone Gerry Noonan, and Celine Carroll piano accompanist.
Due to the current pandemic the CCMA has move the choir on-line.
This specific project started in 2015 is necessary as dementia is an illness that presents significant challenges to our society in the 21st century: it can reduce an independent, healthy individual to
one who struggles in most aspects of life and who must rely heavily on the care provided by others. Understanding the experience of dementia from the perspectives of those
diagnosed with the condition and measuring the needs of their carers is of increasing concern to the community