Waiting at one of several tables, most
of them occupied by residents like her,
Sheila smiles as Ryan walks into the
nursing home’s sunny rec room with
11 other Miami University students. He
goes to her side, unfolds a campstool,
places it so that their chairs nearly
touch, and sits down next to her.
One hundred and fifty years ago, Florence Nightingale, the mother of
modern nursing, imputed rapid healing powers in patients to the bright
colours emanating from bunches of flowers she placed in the fever ward.
message from the minister: It gives me great pleasure to contribute to
the inaugural edition of the Australian Journal of Dementia Care. I
understand this is the sister publication to the Journal of Dementia
Care that has been published in the United Kingdom for the last 19
A journal of the arts & aging. Edited by Karen Close and Carolyn Cowan. This publication "profiles creative engagement as a tool to empower the individual's role in personal healthcare and community well-being."
Building Bridges Across Age and
Cognitive Barriers Through Art:
College Students' Reflections on an
Intergenerational Program With Elders
who Have Dementia
Report from the ‘Music & Dementia’ seminar, 18 November 2013 hosted by The Rayne Foundation and
National Alliance for Arts Health & Wellbeing
Marsaili Cameron and Belinda Sosinowicz
Person-centered versus traditional visual arts activities for people with dementia
In February 2009 the Department of Health launched the first UK Dementia Strategy.
For several years I have been running creative writing workshops with a wide variety of community groups. When the opportunity arose to be involved in a multi-disciplinary writing project, I was interested to discover if I could use the same skills and approaches with older people with dementia.
David Reid recounts the labour, learning and pleasure of coordinating an annual dementia creative arts exhibition in Sheffield – now into its sixth year
morning everyone. It is my honour to be here at this conference on
Creativity and Ageing, and to be speaking to you on the same topic. I
do this with some apprehension and nervousness as I know that the
audience includes people with expertise in related areas.
Identifying the Creative-Expressive Abilities of People With Dementia - 2016
By Dalia Gottlieb-Tanaka, PhD & Hilary Lee, OTR, MSc