Bowers Museum Healthy Aging Project

Bowers Museum Healthy Aging Project

I was selected by the Bower’s Museum to be one of the art teachers for a research project in collaboration with Hoag Hospital to study how creativity supports healthy aging and can help prevent or at least slow down the onset of Alzheimer’s. Research on Alzheimer’s has uncovered that the creative faculty of the brain is the last to shut down when a person is affected by Alzheimer’s disease and that it is the only part of the brain that can continue to develop and grow if nurtured and exposed to art and creative activities. Please watch the whole video to learn more. (My segment begins at 8:20.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=VshLozs-mL4






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