Memories In The Making is an art program designed for people with Alzheimer's disease. The program was created by the Orange County Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. This book will provide the information needed to facilitate small and medium sized groups, as well as to work with an individual at home.
Art Therapy And Dementia: How Creativity Helps Unlock Alzheimer’s Patients’ Thoughts And Fears | Out of the many precious faculties that dementia robs from a person, artistic ability does not seem to be one of them, a recent study finds.
Spaces & Places: Where We Create Art Therapy Photo Documentary | Art Therapy Alliance Flickr Photo Set: Favorite Technique: Art Intervention or Approach- Photos from art therapists, art therapy students, expressive arts therapists, and arts organization highlighting favorite approaches or techniques used in art-making and the creative process.
Every Friday afternoon, at Phoenix Houses of the Mid-Atlantic Counseling Center (PHCC), a program that offers substance abuse treatment and prevention services for adults and adolescents, participants gather for an hour-long session, where they are encouraged to creatively think about their journeys of recovery using different models of expression.
Spaces & Places: Where We Create Art Therapy Photo Documentary Project | Art Therapy Alliance Photo Set on Flickr: Images from art therapists, art therapy students, expressive art therapists, and arts organizations featuring the space they work in professionally or educationally for art therapy & art-making. #wherewecreate
Art and How it Benefits the Brain: Many people question the purpose of art. They acknowledge an aesthetic approach but ignore any possible positive benefits of a more practical nature. Contrary to popular belief, art is not purely aesthetic. It is not a product with no possible effects outside of the obvious - an "artistic" product. ......
People with dementia express selves through art | The seniors were at their fourth Memories in the Making class, a pilot program that offers residents with Alzheimer's and dementia a way to express themselves through drawing and painting. This is the first month for the pilot program, trademarked by the Alzheimer's Association.