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  • Physical Benefits of Arts and Crafts for Elderly Adults Our world has changed drastically in the past 6 months. Senior centers are closed, gyms and recreation facilities are either not opening at all or have limited hours and restrictions. Movies, concerts, summer festivals, and outdoor sporting events have been canceled or ... Continue Reading
  • Art Classes for Elderly Adults Communication is an integral part of being human. We communicate with our family, friends, co-workers, neighbors – basically every person we meet. It is an important part of self-expression. But as we age, communication becomes more difficult. Perhaps, as friends and ... Continue Reading
  • The Benefits of Drumming Circles for Seniors Murali Doraiswamy, co-author of The Alzheimer’s Action Plan , told the Washington Post in a 2013 interview that music has been shown to benefit Alzheimer’s patients. “It does tend to brighten them up, to make them more alert, more socially active, and I suspect for the ... Continue Reading
  • The Benefits of Music for Elderly Adults The relationship between music and the elderly can be beneficial both as a form of stress relief and to aid in cognitive abilities. In this piece, we will explore how music can assist seniors in living a quality life. Music and Alzheimers According to the American Music ... Continue Reading
  • Grandma Moses Would Approve: How Art Benefits Seniors Creating and appreciating art can be of the most fulfilling parts of the human experience. Practicing the arts has been proven to be particularly valuable for the elderly, who may find art to be a therapeutic and meaningful part of their lives. Art offers the opportunity to ... Continue Reading