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Generations United names Opening Minds through Art a...

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Opening Minds through Art (OMA), an intergenerational art program for people with dementia, has been designated a Program of Distinction by Generations United. OMA was founded in 2007 at the Scripps...
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Scripps hosts interactive symposium on developing su...

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DOROT and The Opening Minds through Art (OMA) program at Scripps Gerontology Center, Miami University will host an interactive symposium on how to develop a sustainable volunteer...
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New support received to expand innovative arts progr...

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Four new grants will support the strategic planning and expansion of the Opening Minds through Art program. The Scripps Gerontology Center and the Opening Minds through Art (OMA) program are pleased...
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Opening Minds through Art launches in Canada

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We’re excited to announce that Opening Minds through Art (OMA) was launched in Canada. This summer, staff from Strathmere Lodge, a long-term care facility in Ontario, were trained by Scripps...
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Dozens trained at first Opening Minds through Art tr...

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Opening Minds through Art’s first Facilitator Training Institute, held May 28-30, 2014, in Mason, Ohio, drew 38 participants from the greater Cincinnati area, as well as from several states...
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Scripps welcomes artists engaging people with dementia

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“Imagine you’re a bird,” said the man in the middle of the circle. “Where would you fly?” The man with the question was Gary Glazner, founder of the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project, and...
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