There are several opportunities to share for those of you interested in the intersection of creativity and aging. Our most recent Program E-news gives you the full scoop.
The Mansion at Strathmore
Janine Tursini, Arts for the Aging, Inc (AFTA)
Jehan El-Bayoumi, MD, FACP, George Washington University
Wall Matthews, AFTA Teaching Artist
The therapeutic power of art – to comfort, to heal, to elevate quality of life – has inspired human creativity for centuries. Strathmore’s Arts and the Brain lecture series engages teachers, scholars, and artists working at the intersection of arts and health to present innovative, practical strategies for harnessing the arts to alleviate suffering and strengthen vitality.
Introducing: Just Us at the National Gallery of Art
This new program will launch for four months on first and third Mondays starting in April to provide interactive, discussion-based experiences in the galleries for people with early-stage dementia and their caregivers. Participants explore two or three works of art during each 90-minute program and the theme changes for every session.
This is a free program for individuals with early-stage dementia and an accompanying caregiver.
More information available here.