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Dec
18
Tue
HeARTful Living Cafe @ The Center for Artful Living
Dec 18 @ 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
HeARTful Living Cafe @ The Center for Artful Living

Enrichment Arts Experiences including Music and Art for Individuals with Dementia and their Care Partner. Centered around a Cafe atmosphere with coffee, tea and snacks.

Dec
19
Wed
SweetArts Cafe @ The Center for Artful Living
Dec 19 @ 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.

Dec
21
Fri
Creative Connections @ The Center for Artful Living
Dec 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Creative Connections @ The Center for Artful Living

Closed for the Holiday

Dec
26
Wed
SweetArts Cafe @ The Center for Artful Living
Dec 26 @ 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.

Dec
28
Fri
Creative Connections @ The Center for Artful Living
Dec 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Creative Connections @ The Center for Artful Living

Closed for the Holiday

Jan
1
Tue
HeARTful Living Cafe @ The Center for Artful Living
Jan 1 @ 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
HeARTful Living Cafe @ The Center for Artful Living

Enrichment Arts Experiences including Music and Art for Individuals with Dementia and their Care Partner. Centered around a Cafe atmosphere with coffee, tea and snacks.

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

Enrichment Arts Experiences including Music and Art for Individuals with Dementia and their Care Partner. Centered around a Cafe atmosphere with coffee, tea and snacks.

News

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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Our Favorite Things

Our Favorite Things

Hanukkah begins! Dr. Charlie looks on as participant Joe works on his hand-made paper Christmas ornament! Title: The HEARTFULLiving Café Date: Tuesday, December 4th Time: Refreshments at 3:45 pm Program at 4:15 pm Location: The Center for Artful Living, 26633...

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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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