With Art in Mind is a weekly arts class for people living with early to moderate dementia. Developed through a partnership with Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, this program provides a safe environment for students to engage their creativity and connect with their peers. The class meets every Tuesday (with occasional exceptions) at 11:00am-12:30pm.
For more information or to register, contact Rashaad Thomas at 602-254-3100 x307 or r.thomas(at)phoenixcenterforthearts.org.
You may also sign up online here:
The mission of the Center’s creative wellness programs is to promote health and well-being specifically through the arts, with a focus on senior adults.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, senior populations make up about 13.3% of the American population equaling about 41.4 million Americans over the age of 65, with roughly 5 million of those 85 and older. This senior population is growing at the fastest rate in the United States, with a projected 70 million over the age of 65 by the year 2030.