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Tips to Make the Holidays Easier for People With Dem...

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The holidays can be a time for family gathering, parties and celebrations. But they present an additional challenge when a loved one is living with dementia. Too much activity, a shift in daily...
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Memory Cafe

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The Scripps Gerontology Center, Opening Minds through Art (OMA), Oxford Lane Library, and Oxford Community Arts Center have partnered to sponsor two new Memory Cafes. These cafes are spaces in which...
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Nail it!

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Nail it is a manicure service by Miami students for older adults at a nearby retirement community. This program was created to give Miami students more opportunities for one-on-one interaction with...
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OMA is thriving in Lacombe, Alberta, Canada

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OMA Facilitator Helle Tees builds connections between students from Red Deer College and older adults living with dementia in Lacombe & District Family and Community Support Services. Read their...
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OMA Master Pieces created in Richmond, VA.

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Collaboration between Art for The Journey, Saint Mary’s Woods, and Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA is producing OMA master pieces. WWBT covered it with a video...
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Featured Facilitator – Don Talbot

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This quarter’s featured OMA facilitator is Don Talbot, a fine arts professor at Mount Aloysius College in Pennsylvania. A trained OMA facilitator since 2015, Talbot currently oversees OMA...
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