Monthly Archives: July 2011

What are the Benefits of the Arts in Long-Term Care Settings?

Tidewater Arts Outreach music, arts and performing arts experiences are beneficial in many ways: • They enrich the soul, stimulate the mind and promote wellness through the healing power of music and the arts, • They allow our special needs … Continue reading

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Caring compassionately for the elderly with dementia or mental illness.

Elizabeth Simpson’s article in today’s Virginian Pilot pointed out the great need that exists in healthcare for the thousands of people who suffer from dementia or mental illness, combined with other diseases or conditions, and further complicated by advanced age.  … Continue reading

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