Dementia Arts Research

Through frequent videos, podcasts and articles, Dementia Spring decodes the latest medical and scientific breakthroughs in our Dementia Arts Research and Living with Dementia programs. Millions of people are living, thriving and sharing their experiences with dementia in ways that would have been unthinkable decades ago, and the arts are an important part of their journey.
Women’s History Month: The Impact of Alzheimer’s on Women

Women’s History Month: The Impact of Alzheimer’s on Women

Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia take a toll on women within our communities. Not only are women more likely to develop dementia themselves, but they make up two thirds of all dementia caregivers. The predominant reason for women experiencing dementia...

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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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With Dad

With Dad

Stephen DiRado and his father Gene collaborate on a deeply intimate photographic story of dementia, from diagnosis through Gene’s final days.

The Rest I Make Up

The Rest I Make Up

Not everyone gets to meet their hero, and fewer become their friend, but that’s what happened to journalist Michelle Memran when she looked up María Irene Fornés.

Elder Kinder

Elder Kinder

Painter Jason Yarmosky’s intimate, offbeat oil-on-canvas portraits of his grandparents challenge our notions of aging, heroism and Alzheimer’s disease.