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


Program dates TBA

Silent Auction Art Gala: TBA

Program Cost

$25.00 per participant

For more information please contact:

Denise Laurin

Manager of Senior Supports

“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

Contact Details

Main Office:

Family Services of Central Alberta
5409 - 50th Avenue
Red Deer, Alberta
T4N 4B7

Office Hours

Main Office:
8:30am – 4:30pm
Extended hours on Monday/Tuesday:
5:15pm – 8:00pm
Toll Free: 1-866-414-3722
Email us: fsca(at)

Park Plaza Intergenerational Centre

5214 - 47 Avenue, Red Deer
Visit by appointment only Phone: 403-967-0171

FSCA Play Space

Hours of Operation:
Monday & Thursday
9:30am – 12:00pm & various program times. 

Parkland Mall:  4747 - 67th Street, Red Deer