Opening Minds Through Art (OMA)
OMA is an art making program that breaks down generational and cognitive barriers by bringing together young and old in a unique collaboration that places the individual with dementia at the centre of the process. Community members are partnered with 1st year Social Work students from Red Deer College, they work together over a 10 week period.
Who is it for?
Adults with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia.
Park Plaza Intergeneration Centre
#105 5214 47 Avenue
Thursdays 10:00-11:00 am
January 24 – April 11
No sessions on February 21 & 28
Art Show Gala: Tuesday April 16
Time: 6:30-8:00 pm
$25.00 per participant
For more information please contact:
Adult Day Support Program Coordinator
“OMA provides the opportunity for people living with dementia to build their confidence, create meaningful relationships and strengthen their self-autonomy,”Ali Cada, Program Manager at the Alzheimer Society of Calgary