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.
The Arts Dispel Medical Students’ Qualms About Dementia By Rebecca Voelker, MSJ April 24, 2019 Arts & Minds co-founder and board president, Dr. James Noble,
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.
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.
Andrew Parsons visited an Arts & Minds program at the Studio Museum in Harlem to create this audio story for Uptown Radio. Listen to some participants as well as Dr. James Noble Assistant Professor of Neurology at Columbia University and President of Arts & Minds and Carolyn Halpin-Healy, Executive Director.