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Art Therapy with Older Adults: Connected and Empowered

ISBN: 9781785928246
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This book outlines a framework for art therapy with older adults rooted in a belief in theautonomy and self-efficacy of older adults, including those with dementia or otherdiseases of later life.Advocating for a more collaborative approach to art-making, the author presentsapproaches and directives designed to facilitate community engagement, stimulateintellectual and emotional exploration, and promote a sense of individual and collectiveempowerment. Relevant to community, assisted living, skilled nursing and dementia-careenvironments, it includes detailed case studies and ideas for using art therapy to tacklestigma around stroke symptoms and dementia, encourage increased interactions betweenolder adults in care homes, promote resilience, and much more.