Handkind Study

Exploring art participation for people living with dementia and other mental health needs

I Remember Better When I Paint

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“This informative documentary offers pivotal new insights into the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease through creative arts. Leading international neurologists share findings which support the transformative power of drawing, painting, music and museum visits, illustrating how the parts of the brain related to emotions and creativity are largely spared by the disease, and therefore dramatically changing the way we look at Alzheimer’s and related disorders. The film shows how creative workshops are being embraced as exciting and effective therapy methods in several countries worldwide, opening doors of communication between those living with the disease and their caregivers and families.”

http://www.irememberbetterwhenipaint.com/

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Author: Hester Jones

Photographer & Artist.

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