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Jan
2
Wed
SweetArts Cafe @ The Center for Artful Living
Jan 2 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
SweetArts Cafe @ The Center for Artful Living

Enjoy lunch (brown bag) followed by an Arts Enrichment Activity such as Art, Music, Dance/Movement and Storytelling for individuals affected by Dementia and their Care Partner.

Jan
4
Fri
Creative Connections @ The Center for Artful Living
Jan 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Creative Connections @ The Center for Artful Living

Closed for the Holiday

Jan
8
Tue
HeARTful Living Cafe @ The Center for Artful Living
Jan 8 @ 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
HeARTful Living Cafe @ The Center for Artful Living

Free arts enrichment and socialization café to engage individuals affected by memory loss/dementia and their care partner (spouse, child, caregiver).

Jan
9
Wed
SweetArts Cafe @ The Center for Artful Living
Jan 9 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
SweetArts Cafe @ The Center for Artful Living

Enjoy lunch (brown bag) followed by an Arts Enrichment Activity such as Art, Music, Dance/Movement and Storytelling for individuals affected by Dementia and their Care Partner.

Jan
11
Fri
Creative Connections @ The Center for Artful Living
Jan 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Creative Connections @ The Center for Artful Living

Closed for the Holiday

Jan
15
Tue
HeARTful Living Cafe @ The Center for Artful Living
Jan 15 @ 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
HeARTful Living Cafe @ The Center for Artful Living

Free arts enrichment and socialization café to engage individuals affected by memory loss/dementia and their care partner (spouse, child, caregiver).

Jan
16
Wed
SweetArts Cafe @ The Center for Artful Living
Jan 16 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
SweetArts Cafe @ The Center for Artful Living

Enjoy lunch (brown bag) followed by an Arts Enrichment Activity such as Art, Music, Dance/Movement and Storytelling for individuals affected by Dementia and their Care Partner.

News

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

  The Center for Artful Living will be CLOSED: Monday, December 24th & Tuesday, December 25th. Wishing each of you a Happy Holiday!! Enjoy the season, family & friends!   Our participants enjoyed singing  along with  Elizabeth Musser  & her caroling...

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Music at the Holidays

Music at the Holidays

Guest musician Sally Ollerton treats the group to some Holiday music on her guitar! Title: The HEARTFULLiving Café Date: Tuesday, December 11th Time: Refreshments at 3:45 pm Program at 4:15 pm Location: The Center for Artful Living, 26633 Detroit Road in Westlake.  ...

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About Us

The Farrell Family

The Carolyn L. Farrell Foundation was established in 2011 when the Farrell Family saw a need in the community. In caring for Carol, wife and mother, we found that there are few activity based programs for people living at home with dementia/Alzheimer’s. We wanted to bring programming to the community in order to help support people’s treatment plan and management of their illness. Our programs are largely arts based and focus on multi-sensory elements. The human senses centered in the brain preserve abilities well into the disease process.

It is often assumed that people with dementia can not participate in daily life activities anymore, and that is not true. When we create activities that are accessible, individuals thrive and find joy in the experience. People with dementia can create, imagine, and have fun.

Most importantly, isolation is a large contributing factor to increasing the pain and difficulty of having dementia. Our programs are designed to decrease isolation and increase socialization with community support.

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