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Art Program Facilitators

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ORGANIZATION: Alzheimer's Association, Colorado Chapter

"Memories in the Making"is an art program for persons in their early stages of Alzheimer's disease. Weekly sessions encourage expression through water colors (occassionally other mediums).

Facilitators coordinate the program for a particular site in their community. The Alzheimer's Association operates this program throughout the state. Program times vary by site, but sessions run from 1.5 to 2 hours per week. Training is provided/required.

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About Alzheimer's Association, Colorado Chapter

Location:

455 N Sherman Ste. 500, Denver, CO 80203, US

Mission Statement

We lead Colorado in the fight against Alzheimer's disease and related disorders by increasing the understanding of dementia and its impact on family and community, providing information and support for those affected, and promoting the advancement of research.

Description

The Alzheimer's Association Colorado Chapter works with diagnosed individuals, families, caregivers and health care professionals to provide care and support for those who are affected by Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. We provide a 24/7 Helpline; offer free and confidentail Care Consultations; manage 90 support groups monthly; oversee Memories in the Making art program in area nursing homes; present educational programs across the state; and assist in enrolling persons with the disease in safety programs. We offer culturally approptiate support for Latinos, African Americans and the LGBT community. Several time during the year we have fundraising events, including: The Walk to END Alzheimer's, The Longest Day, Annual Symposium, Blondes vs Brunettes.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Arts & Culture, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Sites VaryDenver, CO 80203

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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