Art Therapy and the Elderly

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Creating community through Art Therapy helps in evoking memory and emotion with elderly. This article really explores how when we engage in art with expressive means of painting, quilting, knitting, and other means it evokes deep memories for those with dementia. It also unlocks a chance for deep connections with their peers. To be able to be connected with a love of the same outlet and be able to share that is healing. How do you use Art therapy and Activities to engage your dementia seniors?

http://www.arttherapyblog.com/art-therapy-seniors/arts-activities-helps-elderly-with-alzheimers-and-dementia-remember/#more-1885.