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.

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.

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Monet's Gardens at Giverny I can not believe I found this video. Thank you for posting this. Live Art!

Monet's Gardens at Giverny I can not believe I found this video. Thank you for posting this. Live Art!

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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.

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.

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One of my favorite videos (and there are many!) of Jonas Gerard painting. Totally feeling the music!

One of my favorite videos (and there are many!) of Jonas Gerard painting. Totally feeling the music!

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Thrive 360 Living: Tips and Tools for Drawing on Rocks
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