Dementia Help: Tony Christie

02 August 23

Posted at 2:03

Dementia Help Magazine

¬©Dean Chalkley 

 

 

Earlier this year Tony Christie was diagnosed with early onset Dementia. Tony has given an exclusive interview to the online publication 'Dementia Help', in the article the famous singer talks over how he will continue to carry on with his music and how he is remaining positive in the face of the diagnosis. He reflects on his life and explains his involvement in the campaign Music for Dementia.

Dementia Help is a free publication drawing awareness to the condition, offering support and insightful information on aspects of caring for loved ones.

Tony recently got together with some of his musical friends including Nile Rodgers, Sting Graham Goldman and Graeme Pleeth to record a version of the classic track ' Thank You For Being A Friend' it was in tribute and in aid of the Music For Dementia charity.

Music has been scientifically proven to have positive effects on mood and anxiety as well as some success in bringing back memories and feelings.

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