Dementia Arts on Capitol Hill

Forum
sponsored by: 
Alzheimer's Poetry Project, NCCA
Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Russell Senate Office, SR-385, Constitution Avenue and 1st Street, NE Washington, DC 20002

Alzheimer's Poetry Project and the National Center for Creative Aging are hosting a panel briefing on arts and dementia research will take place with the support of the offices of Congressman Edward Markey, Massachusetts, the co-author of National Alzheimer’s Plan Act. and Senator Tom Udall, New Mexico. Panelists include: Dr. Anne Basting, Executive Director, Center on Age & Community and founder, TimeSlips; Maria Genné, founder, Kairos Dance; Margery Pabst, Executive Director, Pabst Charitable Foundation and author of “Enrich Your Caregiving Journey;” Dr. Richard Taylor, a leading advocate for people living with cognitive impairment and Dr. Linda Levine Madori, founder, Therapeutic Thematic Arts Programming for Older Adults-TTAP Method. Stuart Hall from Santa Fe, New Mexico will be the guest poet.