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National Center for Creative Aging Presents 'Creativity Matters' Symposium on Health, Wellness, and the Arts
Date:3/4/2009

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  • TimeSlips is a creative storytelling method designed by Anne Basting (Ph.D.) in 1998 to be used with people with dementia and their caregivers. For more information visit http://www.timeslips.org/
  • StoryCorps is a nonprofit project started in 2003 whose mission is to honor and celebrate one another's lives through listening. The program has recorded over 35,000 oral histories from everyday people. Each conversation is recorded on a free CD and archived for the Library of Congress. Their Memory Loss Initiative supports and encourages people with memory loss to share their stories. http://www.storycorps.net/initiatives/mli
  • The MoMA Alzheimer's Project: Making Art Accessible to People with Dementia, provides individuals with Alzheimer's and their family members or caregivers a chance to work with specially trained museum educators, artists, or exhibitions as a way to promote dialogue. For more information visit http://www.alznyc.org/events/moma.asp
  • Arts For The Aging is a nonprofit organization that provides visual, performing, literary arts outreach programs specially designed to enhance the health and well-being of seniors. http://www.aftaarts.org/

The National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA) was founded in 2001 and is dedicated to fostering and understanding of the vital relationship between creative expression and healthy aging and to developing programs that build on this understanding. Based in Washington,
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