Read about the range of activities we offer below and see when they're taking place this month here.
AAD offers music and movement activities to benefit those living with dementia in Bermuda. These activities are offered at no charge in an engaging, creative and safe environment.
Music with Hayley
Hayley Francis Cann, BMT, NMT, MTA, MScAH is a Bermudian-Canadian certified music therapist and neurologic music therapist with clinical experience in a variety of settings. Hayley completed a Masters of Science in Aging and Health at Queen’s University, has released two Children’s books, is a member of the Dementia Society of America Advisory Council and the serving Professional Developmental Chair for the Canadian Association of Music Therapists (CAMT). In everything she does, Hayley aims to provide an authentic experience that is respectful toward all people no matter their age, diagnosis, background, race, religion, or additional social locators.
Hayley runs weekly Music Classes for AAD on Mondays and Wednesdays, check out our activity calendar for more details.
Music for Memories with Tony Brannon
Our Music for Memories with Tony classes can give people with dementia a break from confusion and fear, providing them with relief from pain and helping them to recover lost memories. Join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays and take a walk down memory lane with us through acoustic sounds.
Movement Classes with Frances from Actively Aging
Frances Smith provides seated chair exercises for AAD through Actively Aging Bermuda, which encourages senior adults to improve their physical and mental well-being through gentle exercise. To find out the details of Francis' classes check out our monthly activity calendar.
Art Therapy with Claire
Claire Peverelli is a qualified Integrative Arts Psychotherapist (IAP) and person-centred counsellor who trained in London at the Institute of Arts for Therapy and Education. She has worked in both the private and public sector, within the NHS and at an affordable counselling charity in London, as well as having her own private practice. She has worked with people with a variety of presenting issues including trauma, ADHD, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, LGBTQI+ issues, abuse, chronic pain and more. Claire offers a resource-oriented, trauma- informed safe space for individual therapy and runs creative therapeutic groups for adolescents and adults alike. Claire is passionate about helping empower others to find their own unique expression and heal from the experiences and narratives holding them back. Please see our Activity Calendar each month for the sessions taking place.
Art with Kendra from Masterworks Museum of Bermuda
Kendra Earls of Masterworks Bermuda, runs collaborative Art workshops with Action on Alzheimer's & Dementia. Please see our Activity Calendar each month for the sessions taking place and to register please contact Education Officer Kendra Earls at email@example.com or call 299-4000 or direct 299-4005.
Masterworks also has free entry on Mondays for over 65yrs.