Tags : Art

Creating Spaces

Reconnecting with self and others through art The C wing of Westminster Place, an assisted living community in Evanston, used to be a sleepy corridor with dull, mass-produced artwork. Framed prints of stale subjects broke up the walls’ neutral tones — but barely.  The scene changed eight years ago, when Gordon Guth, 88, a retired industrial […]Read More

Healing Power of the Arts for Older Adults

Theater, music, sculpture — art is a means of expression. But whether you’re making art or experiencing it, art also serves as a means to improve your well-being, which can be especially helpful during these Covid-19 times. Art has a unique effect on older adults specifically — one that researchers are looking into. “There has […]Read More