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Creative Expressions

December 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 17, 2019

FOR: Individuals with early to mid-stage dementia and their caregivers, family, or friends
(no previous art experience needed!).
SESSIONS: 8 Weeks
PURPOSE: The benefits of the creative arts are well documented as they bypass parts of the brain
affected by dementia and provide new opportunities for stimulation and expression
of feelings and thoughts. The social aspect of being in a group with others reduces
isolation and fosters supportive relationships. It is also fun and relaxing.
TOPICS: Each week we explore a different theme, and look at images from artists all over
the world. In the second part of the group, we let the theme and images from the
discussion inspire our own creativity through guided art making activities using a
variety of art materials.

Groups require pre-registration.
Times and location subject to change. Please contact: 905-529-7030 for accurate times.

Details

Date:
December 10, 2019
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Venue

Alzheimer Society of Hamilton Halton – Hamilton Office
1575 Upper Ottawa Street Suite 700
Hamilton, Ontario L8W 3E2 Canada
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Phone:
905-529-7030