CONGRATULATIONS to Charlie on his successful swim!!
We are so proud of you and Luise Easton! The swim from Alcatraz took place on Wednesday, July 24th. Dr. Charlie & Luise swam from Alcatraz to San Francisco to raise awareness about Dementia. You may still make a gift for the cause! Donate at Thank you!!
The Center for Artful Living offers a variety of arts enrichment programs at it’s comfortable new facility in Westlake. Current programming includes a range of arts sessions for individuals with dementia and their care partners. The Center is available to others in the arts & business communities to host programs or events. Additional information: or
call 440-414-0434
Guest storyteller Kathy Strawser leads the group in a TimeSlips (TM) 
story-creating activity assisted by 
artist-in-residence Richard Skerl. 
Frances & care partner Alexa participate 
in the writing.
Title: Heartful 
Living Café
Date: Tuesday, August 13th
Time: 3pm to 5pm
Location: The Center for Artful Living, 26633 Detroit Road in Westlake.
Activity: Enjoy a light snack & refreshment before we sail to the South Pacific. Today, enjoy the songs, sounds & beauty of Roger’s & Hammerstein’s musical “South Pacific”. 
Participant Megan and her artwork based on the “Deep Blue Sea”!
Title: Sweet Arts Café
Date: Wednesday, August 14th
Time: 11am to 1pm
Location: The Center for Artful Living, 
26633 Detroit Road in Westlake.
Activity: Today, we will have an art experience first! White line prints of whales led by artist Richard Skerl. Then spend lunch with us at the Center for Artful Living. Bring a brown bag lunch and we will offer a dessert & a beverage.
Participants in the Friday Creative Connections (TM) session work on their projects depicting the deep blue sea!
Title: Creative Connections (TM)
Date: Friday, August 16th
Time: 2pm to 4pm
Location: The Center for Artful Living, 26633 Detroit Road, Westlake, Ohio 44145
Activity: Come and enjoy a music-filled Friday afternoon as Maggie McAllister from M-TEC (Music Therapy Enrichment Center) offers the program. Maggie will lead us with guitar & keyboard in songs about the deep blue sea & others. Stay and enjoy refreshments and time to socialize!
Friday was
Tom Lisy’s 80th birthday!
Happy Birthday
 “America the Beautiful”
A Photo Portrait of America
DeeAnn Rose’s Photography in the Center’s Art Gallery
now through August.
Visit Monday through Friday,
9 am to 5 pm.
(Closed July 4 & 5 and weekends.)