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Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) Teal Room Community Classes

Academic Courses

From the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) Website: AFA’s Teal Room Community Classes provides a variety of in-person therapeutic programs ranging from the creative arts therapies, Broadway singer performances, chair yoga, gardening classes, and more! …

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ArtCare: The Story of How an Arts Program Can Transform Long Term Care

Books and Chapters

ArtCare is a unique program that brings community artists, students and volunteers into Luther Manor Adult Day Care Center for art residencies with the Adult Day Care participants. ArtCare also provides trainings of how to …

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Creative Care: A Revolutionary Approach to Dementia and Elder Care

Books and Chapters

From Anne’s website: “A MacArthur Genius Grant recipient pioneers a radical change in how we interact with older loved ones, especially those experiencing dementia, as she introduces a proven method that uses the creative arts …

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Forget Memory: Creating Better Lives for People with Dementia

Books and Chapters

From the Forget Memory website: Memory loss can be one of the most terrifying aspects of a diagnosis of dementia. Yet the fear and dread of losing our memory make the experience of the disease …

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In Alzheimer’s Disease, Maintaining Connection and ‘Saving Face’

via The Atlantic   |   Articles and Blog Posts

From the article: Part one in a series on how people with neurologic disorders open and utilize new channels of expression

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Meet Me at MoMA

Programs and Initiatives

From the website: The MoMA Alzheimer’s Project was a special initiative in the Museum’s Department of Education. The initiative took place from 2007 to 2014 and was generously funded by MetLife Foundation. During this time, …

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National Institute on Aging (NIA)

From the Website: NIA, one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of National Institutes of Health (NIH), leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years …

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