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Create|Relate Program — For People Newly Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

Original Post from May 2014 from
This blog post discusses a pilot program to help promote community, healing, inspiration, and hope for people newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. Continue reading

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This article, recently published in The Lancet, talks about quality of life concerns for our world’s aging population. Continue reading

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Donna’s Instruments of Art Blog Artist, teacher, writer, speaker, and friend Donna Iona Drozda has shared her story of creating a masterful Instrument of Art for Tidewater Art’s Outreach.  The piece will be auctioned at our upcoming Gala and Auction, … Continue reading

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Dance Instructor Shellie Fraddin Recounts ‘Moving’ TAO Program

January 24, 2013 “Music and Movement” facilitator Shellie Fraddin recounts her TAO Program My first impression was of the building: old and depressing, with residents either in the halls or in their hospital-like rooms screaming or moaning, permeating the overheated … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Semi-Regular Raves 'n' Rants:
For “Revelation Road,” her most recent album, Shelby Lynne, a writer who has long stared at the harsh realities of her life, delved even deeper. “I wrote about things I’ve never written about…

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Neuroplasticity and the Aging Brain

We all know we need to exercise to keep our bodies healthy.  Some great research supports why it makes perfect sense that “use it or lose it” applies to our mental faculties, too.  And it’s exciting to come upon more … Continue reading

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Art in a suitcase

…this is great for art students, art teachers, art scholars and art lovers who’ve taken the time and interest in studying artistic styles, periods, and the masters. Pack a suitcase or portfolio with 3-12 of your favorite prints.  Have conversant … Continue reading

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