Creativity in Elder Care
Training Medical Students
in the Use of Creative Expression to Improve Elder Care

Calendar
Wednesday, Nov 28th, Noon, HSEB, Room C206

1. Workshop, Poetry and Theater Improvisation (In person)
Students take Attitudinal Survey
Overview of creative aging and types of memory
Introduction to use of narrative in medicine

Best Practices:
Alzheimer’s Poetry Project

www.alzpoetry.com

In the Moment

http://www.in-themoment.com/

Thursday, Jan. 10th, Noon, HSEB, Room C206
2. Webinar, Music

Best Practices:
Music and Memories℠
http://musicandmemory.org/

Songwriting Works™

http://www.songwritingworks.org/

Thursday, Feb. 14th, Noon, HSEB, Room C206
3. Webinar, Storytelling

Best Practices:
TimeSlips™

http://www.timeslips.org/

Story Core

https://storycorps.org/

Thursday, March 7th, Noon, HSEB, Room C206
4. Webinar, Visual Art Looking and Making

Best Practice Art Making
Opening Minds through Art

http://www.scrippsoma.org/oma-videos.html

Best Practice Art Looking
Meet Me at MoMA

https://www.moma.org/meetme/

Thursday, April, 7th, Noon, HSEB, Room C206
5. Webinar, Dance/Movement

Best Practices:
Kairos Alive!™

Intro

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2vOO0cXZxI

On challenging stereotypes about aging

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHGctT4NGb0

Dance for PD® (Parkinson’s Disease)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4LwWkFHpve0

(Tentative Date) Thursday, May 9th, time and location TBA
6. Field Trip to Local Assisted Living or Adult Day Care Center
and Culminating Event