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OMA growing in Richmond, Virginia

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Melissa Andrews, President of LeadingAge Virginia, talked about OMA in this video (min. 1:10-2:30). Art for the Journey and St. Mary’s Woods is a new OMA Training...
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Miami Shines in Service by Greg Crawford

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Miami’s President Crawford wrote in The Miamian (Summer 2017), “Anne Marie Misey ’17, a speech pathology and audiology major, has been involved, since her first year at Miami, with...
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Memory Masterpieces by Nicole Stempak

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Ashley Martin analyzed every brush stroke Tony made. She held her tongue. When she finished, she drew in a breath. “This is amazing,” Martin says. “When he made decisions I wouldn’t make, it...
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When they can no longer paint, sing!

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At some point in time, OMA artists can no longer participate because they are too weak, unmotivated or even actively dying. This is where Threshold Choir comes into the picture. Threshold Choir (TC)...
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Caroline Godard: Town-Gown Friendships

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People often say that Oxford wouldn’t exist without Miami, and Miami wouldn’t exist without Oxford. I think this is really true; our relationship is symbiotic, and we depend on each other. Some...
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Lindsey Johnson: Friendships across Barriers

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At my university I am involved with a program (OMA, or Opening Minds Through Art) that has exposed me to men and woman who have inspired and empowered me. Many have become my friends. The catch is,...
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