Art Therapy Brings Joy And Enrichment To Seniors Suffering From Memory Loss

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. (CBS) — Art is bringing new life and joy to people suffering from memory loss.

The seniors get a brush and stroke – and some leaves to print – and the world is brought to brilliant life. CBS 2 Photojournalist Reed Nolan took us to a painting program at Terra Vista Memory Care Living in Oakbrook Terrace.

Art therapy is one of several life enrichment programs the assisted living facility offers to residents.“It’s really about just creating meaningful moments,” said Terra Vista executive director Natalie McFarland. “We have always wanted to do this creative arts program.”CBS 2 was […]

Source: chicago.cbslocal.com

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