Tag Archive: Dementia

Apr 25

#CASEfest offers Lots to Do #artnstlou #swellelder #artistmuse #loveart #productiveaging

There’s so much to do…hard to figure out where to go first. Here’s the link for a listing of all the events through to the final day of CASEfest. Enjoy! CASEfest Events (April 25 – 29)!               

Feb 06

Yay Southview Assisted Living #Memory Care. We Love our Partners and their events!

s to Southview Assisted Living. The Heart of ART. Intergenerational Art Show. Saturday, February 18…Save the date! Artists of all ages, live music, appetizers, and local wine. Want to show your art? Contact them, 314-3322-2836. Want to attend? 9916 Reavis Road, Affton, MO 63123. SV Art Show Flyer_2017

Aug 02

We support @SLCL & Its Upcoming Program #alzheimers #dementia

Maturity and Its Muse is happy to support st. Louis County Library as they present a series of talks: Music and Memory: A Gateway to Lucidity This program infuses the science of music’s effect on the brain with the art of helping people connect with the soundtrack of their lives. While we wait for a …

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Jul 21

” Words fail us: dementia and the arts” #dementia #alzheimers #creativity via@guardian

Yesterday,I was made aware of a very special article”Words Fail Us: Dementia and the Arts,” by Nicci Gerrard. And where did I find this? In my own enewsletter http://news.maturityanditsmuse.org/. Ian Kramer, one of our contributors had sent it in. I have shared this article with all I know, now including you. I must tell you that the author …

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Jun 10

@MaturityMuse…We Lead the Charge & A Spool of Blue Thread, a novel by #AnneTyler #alzheimers #dementia

On My Mind “A Spool of Blue Thread,” not too long ago finished, is a story of multiple generations and their attachment/detachment to each other and a particular house. I found Ms. Tyler’s portrayal of the younger generations attachment/detachment to their parents and the ways they choose to recognize/ignore their Alzheimer’s and other dementias interesting …

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Jan 08

Memories@MoBot Begins Today #alzheimers #dementia #arts4srs #productiveaging

Today is the beginning of Memories@MoBot…our partnership with the Missouri Botanical Garden. We are fortunate to be paired with Jeanne Carbone, Therapeutic Horticultural Instructor, and a talent par excellance. Pictured below is Jeanne…what a sweetie ;-)… standing behind some of the sensual  plant material she plans on utilizing in her class with today’s group of …

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Nov 02

Lynn/Maturity and Its Muse Leads Panel at Women in the Arts #Alzheimers #dementia

“…will be participating on a panel at the upcoming Women in the Arts Conference at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, November 6-8. The panel, Maturity and Its Muse: Using Visual Art to Positively Impact the Alzheimer’s Population, will discuss the Museum’s Kemper Art Reaches Everyone (KARE) program. KARE is designed for adults with early to moderate Alzheimer’s and their …

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Apr 21

Caregivers: R U St. Louis Based

This just in my mailbox. What a wonderful opportunity for Caregivers to participate in a Paid Research Project!     Paid Research for Caregivers: Managing Healthcare and Medications for an Older Loved One Our research lab, at the University of Missouri- St. Louis, is excited to tell you that there is a new research opportunity …

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Mar 05

Kasey Watson – Mneme Therapist

File this one under: People Making a Difference! Mneme therapy – aids folks with dementia and other brain disorders to create new neural pathways. I learned about Kasey and this type of therapy through my Rotary magazine, “The Rotarian.” The article below gives insight into Kasey’s role with art and memory.  She has conducted more …

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