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IU Center on Aging and Community Event: Alzheimer's Poetry Project (Monroe County)

  • Bell Trace Senior Living Community 800 Bell Trace Circle Bloomington, IN, 47408 United States (map)

Indiana University Center on Aging and Community Presents: Poetry Matters, a two day workshop series, offered October 25 & 26 in Bloomington Indiana. Facilitated by Gary Glazner, the founder and Executive Director of the Alzheimer's Poetry Project, (APP). This best practice, award winning program was the recipient of the 2013 Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer's Disease Caregiving Legacy Award and the 2012 MetLife Foundation Creativity and Aging in America Leadership Award in the category of Community Engagement.

Gary will share his experience in improving the quality of life of people living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia by facilitating creative expression through poetry. Those who should attend are professionals serving people with dementia, family & friends of people with dementia, and poetry enthusiast of all ages.

For more information contact: Philip B. Stafford, Ph.D.

Director, Center on Aging and Community