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Aging Well: Using the Arts to Enrich the Lives of Those with Dementia
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Aging Well: Using the Arts to Enrich the Lives of Those with Dementia

Presented by Tracey Brown, Amazing Place; Suzy LaForge, Marketing Director and Art Teacher, Amazing Place; Emile Unverzagt, Participant Program Director, Amazing Place; Susan Giles, Community and Church Liaison, Amazing Place; Michael Lieb, Culinary Director, Amazing Place; in collaboration with Amazing Place. In this presentation, you will learn how Amazing Place, the day center for those with mild to moderate dementia, uses visual, performing, literary and culinary arts to engage and stimulate their participants. Their techniques of working with those with dementia offer lessons for all of us about the benefits of the arts as we age.

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