Today is International Artists Day. What do you do to release your creativity?

“Art has been an important part of the human experience for time out of mind, the first records of the world are not written in books, but are captured in paintings, sculptures, and music that helps to paint a picture of world lost to the past.”

https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/international-artists-day/

Ever thought of art as therapy? For many elderly it can help “cope with the psychological effects of aging, illness and disability.”

The following are a couple of links to some great articles that share how powerful art can be for our aging elders.

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Art Therapy With Older Adults & The Elderly

“http://www.retireathome.com/art-therapy-the-value-of-art-for-seniors/

http://www.lesley.edu/art-and-aging-how-creative-expression-benefits-the-elderly/

 

 

 

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