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Exploration Through Art Therapy (Parkinson's Program)
Exploration Through Art Therapy (FREE)
Art therapy has been recognized as an effective tool for persons living with Parkinson’s disease. Engaging in the creative process of art-making allows people with Parkinson’s disease to focus on their strengths and develop new techniques for managing symptoms. During this 12-week session, participants will be introduced to a variety of art materials (clay, paint, fibers, etc.) to aid in exploring the impact of the disease on their lives.
Groups will be held on Wednesdays, beginning on April 18, 2012.
Location: Lieberman Center, Creative Arts Therapy Studio (2nd Floor), 9700 Gross Point Road, Skokie
Dates: Wednesdays, April 18 – July 11, 2012 (12 weeks; no session on July 4)
Time: 1 – 3 p.m.
Art Therapist: Theresa Dewey, M.A.A.T.
Please call 847.929.3022 to register as space is limited.
|Where||Lieberman Center for Health and Rehabilitation 9700 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076 (Creative Arts Therapy Studio (2nd Floor))|
|Next on||This event is over.|
|Time||1:00 pm–3:00 pm|
|Who to bring||Everyone, Seniors|
More About Lieberman Center for Health and Rehabilitation
The Lieberman Center for Health and Rehabilitation is partnered with CJE Seniorlife. It specializes in long-term as well as short-term care. The Lieberman Center has 240 beds for long-term patients and a full-time nursing staff. It also offers short-term rehabilitation for patients who have recently been hospitalized. In addition, it has a special ward for patients with Alzheimer's disease. Its staff is committed to Jewish communal values and to maintaining the dignity of the elderly.