ALEX WINSTANLEY

Featured Artist

About

Dementia Spring

The Dementia Spring Foundation connects artists with the dementia community to raise awareness and improve access to the arts for people with memory loss.

Featured Artist

Alex Winstanley

Alex Winstanley is the co-founder of a non-profit organization Happy Smiles Training which focuses on providing disability and social inclusion training to businesses and organizations. He began this work after his own career as a care partner for a young adult living with a disability.

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DEMENTIA ARTS RESEARCH

Why Funding Dementia Arts Programming Matters

Why Funding Dementia Arts Programming Matters

Research Studies Find Improved Quality-of-Life from Arts Programming Art therapy research has shown that non-pharmaceutical therapies such as visual art-making have a positive impact on neuropsychiatric symptoms and quality of life in people with Alzheimer’s disease.1...

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FOR CAREGIVERS

How can I protect my loved one online?

How can I protect my loved one online?

How can I protect my loved one online? Though we often associate social media with younger people, more and more older adults are utilizing social media as the baby boomer generation ages. Social media and the internet have the power to connect us with family and...

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