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4 Creative Art Activities to Engage Individuals With Dementia

The Caregiver Art Activities for Dementia As a caregiver for someone with dementia, finding meaningful and engaging activities can be both challenging and rewarding. One avenue that often proves to be therapeutic and enjoyable for both caregivers and their loved ones...

Do I need an art therapist?

Navigating the Canvas: Understanding the Differences Between Art Therapy, Art Class, and Creative Coaching Creativity is being increasingly recognized as a powerful tool for personal growth and expression and there are a few avenues one can choose from to help you...

The Difference Between Early and Late Onset Alzheimer’s Disease

What is the Difference Between Early Onset Alzheimer's and Late Onset Alzheimer? You have suspected dementia for months. Perhaps longer if you are honest with yourself.And now it is confirmed.  You have had helpful and well-meaning folks call, give you resources and...

Dementia and Hallucinations

What are hallucinations? When we hear the word hallucination, that can feel scary. What are hallucinations and why does my mother with Alzheimer's disease say someone is at her window?Basically, hallucinations are when your brain misfires. The misfire gives us a falso...

What are the stages of Alzheimer’s Disease?

Humans love order. As a way to make sense on our world, we want to categorize and put things into neat little boxes. Especially when we are hit with big, life changing events. Such as a diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease. So it is no wonder in order to help ourselves...

Depression in Dementia

"Can people with dementia even get depressed?"   Depression in older adults is often missed and goes untreated even though it is easily treatable and can improve the person's quality of life and even their dementia symptoms. In this post, I dive in and tell you...

Art Therapy vs Art Class

What's the difference? So why are we even talking about this? Because I get this question a lot. With the rise in adult coloring books and increased talk about self care, there also has come confusion about what art therapy actually is, and what it is not. Both are...
Do I need an art therapist?

Navigating the Canvas: Understanding the Differences Between Art Therapy, Art Class, and Creative Coaching Creativity is being increasingly recognized as a powerful tool for personal growth and expression and there are a few avenues one can choose from to help you...

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