Art is one of the best parts of being human, and making and enjoying art has been shown to be uniquely beneficial to seniors. This post outlines the benefits of art therapy for senior community residents, describes some successful assisted living art programs and how they are run, and showcases some beautiful art made by memory care residents.
Andrew Wyeth lived in my hometown when I was young. We had several Wyeth prints in our home. Betsy Wyeth (wife) used to stop by my parents antique store - 13 Colonies Village Store - on Rt. 1. She even signed a Wyeth art book my Mom had. Always have loved his work.