Senior Center / Living Communities Painting Parties
Paint’n With Friends (PWF) proudly presents “Art with Seniors".
Paint'n with Friends wants to bring the joy of art to everyone! We partner with senior living communities to plan events focused around our fabulous senior citizens! Residents at our senior venues can invite friends, staff and family members to participate with them. The time spent painting together with family and friends is truly priceless. If you have a family or friends living a senior care community, spread the word and let’s plan something today! "Throughout history, artists have known that art provides benefits for both the creator and viewer. Current studies in the fields of art therapy, music therapy, and other creative modalities confirm that art can affect individuals in positive ways by inducing both psychological and physiological healing. We know that, in general, exercising our creative selves enhances quality of life and nurtures overall well-being. We all are creative—not just a select few. " - Barbara Bagan, PhD, ATR-BC
According toGene Cohen, MD, PhD, director of the Center on Aging, Health & Humanities at George Washington University in Washington, DC, his study found that the arts have a positive effect on health and illness as we age. In addition but not limited to:
helping individuals relax;
providing a sense of control;
reducing depression and anxiety;
assisting in socialization;
encouraging playfulness and a sense of humor;
offering sensory stimulation;
fostering a stronger sense of identity;
nurturing spirituality; and
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