News and Updates

Canadian HS Student received award for OMA work

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Art is opening minds and bringing generations together in Kitchener, Canada, thanks to the dedication and passion of students, teachers and facilitators. The efforts of Lillian Hyatt, a Grade 9...
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The Arts Dispel Medical Students’ Qualms About Dementia

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OMA was extensively quoted in an article on “The Arts Dispel Medical Students’ Qualms about Dementia” by Rebecca Voelker, in the April 2019 issue of JAMA (the Journal of the...
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Miami Offers First College ‘Threshold Choir...

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When people can no longer paint in OMA, we sing to them! Here is an NPR broadcast from WVXU about Threshold Choir at Miami University. Dr. Lokon, OMA’s founder, started this student club at...
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Group Exhibition Highlights the Healing Power of Art

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“The Arts Heal” show will be on display through June 21, 2019 at Bottle Works, 411 Third Ave., Cambria City, Johnstown. The exhibit is a group show curated by Donald Talbot, professor of fine...
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2017-19 QIP Recipients

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We’d like to congratulate all of the facilities who have received the QIP grant this past year to implement or continue running OMA! All facilities are listed below by region.  ...
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Art Program for People with Dementia Spreads Far Bey...

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Along with a retired art teacher, a friend, her husband and some classmates, Elizabeth “Like” Lokon started an art program for people with dementia more than a decade ago. She was a Miami...
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