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Alzheimer’s Association – Illinois Chapter Presents: “2019 Unforgettable Art” April 27th

Click on the links below to inquire or purchase tickets Contact Mary Sorensen at 847.324.0356 or msorensen@alz.org Follow us on facebook at facebook.com/unforgettableart/

Neo-Futurists Offer Free Memory Care Workshop at Logan Center for the Arts

Here is the facebook event link – https://www.facebook.com/events/601218650392391/ Here is the eventbrite event link – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/remembering-dementia-a-memory-care-workshop-presented-by-the-neo-futurists-registration-59722301010 This workshop is made possible by in-kind sponsorship by Logan Center for the Arts, the UChicago Neuro Club, and The Memory Center at UChicago Medicine Email inquiries to: tangles.outreach@gmail.com

How Creative Arts may help with Healthy Aging

Eating right, exercising, and getting a good night’s sleep can all help us stay healthy. But can participating in the arts also help us thrive as we age? Researchers are looking at singing groups, theater training, and visual arts for older adults to see if the arts may improve the health, well-being, and independence ofContinue reading “How Creative Arts may help with Healthy Aging”

Arts Camp for Brain Health

Chicago’s leading hospitals and not-for-profit arts organizations are joining together to activate artists as healers, creating a day of arts programming for those with early-stage memory loss, diminished cognitive and neuro-motor function, and those who care for them.  Attached and below is information about upcoming Arts Camp for Brain Health programs at various locations acrossContinue reading “Arts Camp for Brain Health”

La BROCHA April Art Workshop in Southeast Chicago

Latinas/os Buscando Refugio y Optimismo Cuando Hacen Arte – Latinas/os seeking refuge & optimism when doing art (LA BROCHA – The Paintbrush) invites older Latinas/os to participate in a free art workshop led by a professional artist.   When: Saturday, April 21, 2018 Time: 11 AM – 1:30 PM Location: St. Francis De Sales ParishContinue reading “La BROCHA April Art Workshop in Southeast Chicago”