Art Center of the Bluegrass hosts training on art and dementia

The Art Center of the Bluegrass (ACB) hosted a regional training Jan. 13-14 on how arts programs can positively impact adults with dementia and their care-partners. The two-day training was facilitated by Hollie Ecker, a representative of the Arts and Minds organization in New York City, and attended by ACB staff and volunteers, along with professionals from regional senior care facilities including McDowell Place and Morning Pointe of Danville, Louisville and Franklin, Indiana.

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New York Times

Tisch Fund Gives $10 Million to Initiative for Arts and Mental Health By Andrew R. Chow - April 24, 2018 The Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund has pledged $10 million to fund arts programs focused on mental health issues in New York City.

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Arts & Minds at The Studio Museum Wins National Award

The Studio Museum in Harlem is thrilled to announce that The Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) has awarded Arts & Minds at the Studio Museum the 2015 Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiving Legacy Award. Arts & Minds is a New-York based, non-profit organization committed to improving quality of life for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias through engagement with art.

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Arts & Minds on CUNY TV

April 2016 Arts & Minds is featured on Independent Sources, CUNY TV’s weekly news magazine on New York’s ethnic and immigrant communities produced by Zyphus LeBrun. The segment, Thanks for the Memories, was taped at El Museo del Barrio. (Starts min.23:00)

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Picturing Alzheimer’s

Winter 2015-2016 Columbia Magazine features an Arts & Minds program and the essential role that plays Dr. James Noble’s, Assistant Professor of Neurology at Columbia University and President of Arts & Minds. Article by Phoebe Magee, illustration by Martha Rich.

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