Tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with someone who is showing signs of dementia. (Presenter to be announced)
Health & Wellness
Health and wellness can be achieved in many ways, including using creativity to work the mind and body. Research has shown that mental activity stimulated by arts activities can be especially beneficial to people with dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Cases of cognitive disabilities increase with age, so as the population lives longer more people will be diagnosed. By bringing arts programs to people with cognitive disabilities, you can create more opportunities for people with cognitive loss and their caregivers. In this section you'll find information about Health and Wellness programming, research, events, news and more.
This point continued to be made throughout the day: engage, direct and support the emerging artist and create joy in the moment.
Everyone’s brain has an internal rhythm, that speeds up for more intense activities and slows down for more calm ones.
In Alberta Canada, a new program has been enacted in 11 long-term care homes to provide music, exercise, and art as alternatives to antipsychotic drugs. .
People are less likely to develop Alzheimer’s Disease than
Using art to combat the nasty effects of Alzheimer’s Diseas
According to a recent study, putting a child through early
In honor of National Memory Screening Day, an initiative of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health offered free public screenings on
This study examined the relation between leisure activities and the risk of dementia in a prospective cohort of 469 subjects older than 75 years of age who resided in the community and did not have dementia at base line.
According to a nationwide study conducted by the National Center for Creative Aging, Maryland, Washington, and Colorado top the list of the best states for brain health.