Memories in the Making Volunteer

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Alzheimer's Association

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The Alzheimer's Association Memories in the Making program is a program designed to allow individuals with mild cognitive impairment and early- to mid-stages of Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias to create imaginative and colorful watercolor paintings. This one-of-a-kind program provides these individuals with the opportunity to engage socially and reminisce about meaningful life moments, individuals or personal interests. These memories also tend to rekindle communications with family, friends are caregiver in an emotionally safe environment with positive messages.
The Alzheimer's Association is looking for an individual who is compassionate and is motivated in engaging people living with dementia. No background in art is necessary, but if you are passionate about art and helping others, this would be a great volunteer position for you!

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About Alzheimer's Association

Location:

2180 W. State Rd. 434 Ste 1100, Longwood, FL 32779, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s.

Description

The Alzheimer's Association is the world's largest non-profit organization in Alzheimer's care, support, and research. The Central and North Florida chapter of the Alzheimer's Association serves 31 counties in Florida.

WHEN

Tue Oct 01, 2019 - Thu Oct 01, 2020

WHERE

Greater Jacksonville AreaJacksonville, FL 32202

(30.32763,-81.65556)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Painting
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training

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