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IU Center on Aging and Community Event: Poetry on Wheels (Monroe County)

  • Jill's House 751 East Tamarack Trail 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.

Join the discussion on how to incorporate poetry and other forms of creative expression into the lives of socially isolated elders who participate in the Bloomington Meals on Wheels program.  If you are interested in volunteering and contributing to this exciting new program please plan to attend.

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

Director, Center on Aging and Community

staffor@indiana.edu

812-855-2163