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I REMEMBER BETTER WHEN I PAINT - DVD

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"I Remember Better When I Paint" is the first international documentary film about the positive impact of art and other creative therapies in people with Alzheimer's disease and how these approaches can change the way the disease is viewed by society. The film examines the way creative arts bypass the limitations of dementia disorders such as Alzheimer's and shows how patients' still-vibrant imaginations are strengthened through therapeutic art.

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Initiatives that get people with Alzheimer's involved in art and creative workshops are producing remarkably posistive results. Dozen of day care centers, nursing homes and assisted-living facilities are using drawing, painting and museum visits as effective therapies, making it possible to improve the quality of life and restore a dialogue between caregivers and families. Scientists have discovered that the parts of the brain related to emotions and creativity are largely spared by the disease. Today, experts recognize the benefits of these new approaches that dramatically change the way we look at Alzheimer's.

Including seven bonus features: "Organizing an Outing", "Organizing a Creative Workshop", "The Importance of Physical Exercise", "Recreating Social Bonds", "The Hearthstone Method", "The Memory Gardens" and "Art and Care Until the Last Stages." This is an essential DVD for all people who have some relation with the disease, those who want to learn more about non-pharmacological possibilities for dealing with the disease, and institutions exploring methods for patients and residences.

BONUS FEATURES

RECREATING SOCIAL BONDS

Using a board game that he invented as well as family videos, Dr. Gene Cohen of George Washington University has succeeded in renewing bonds of communication between people with Alheimer's and their loved ones.

ORGANIZING AN OUTING

How do you go about taking a group to a museum, the circus, a glass factory, the wimming pool, the movies, or a restaurant? Who should you contact? Who should accompany the group? What benefits can you expect?

THE MEMORY GARDEN

Christian Engelbert and his team have established a remarkable specialized residence near Brussels where residentes participate in multiple activities designed to induce vitality, self-confidence and good humor. The results are impressive.

THE IMPORTANCE OF PHYSICAL EXERCISE

Dr. Sam Sisodia at the University of Chicago is well on the way to proving the preventive effects of exercise against developing Alzheimer's. And those who develop the disease can benefit on many levels from staying active and maintaining their body.

ART AND CARE IN THE LATER STAGES

Professor Reisberg and Dr. Kenowsky at New York University describe retrogenesis and the possibilities provided by the arts and other creative activities to care for patients in the later stages, minimizing suffering.

ORGANIZING A CREATIVE WORKSHOP

How to organize a creative workshop? What conditions are conducive to success? What are the problems to avoid, the goals to set? Do you need a professional art therapist? We explored different methods for fostering the participants' creativity in France, Holland, and the US.

THE HEARTHSTONE WAY

John Zeisel, author of the acclaimed book "I'm Still Here," has created assisted-living facilities specially designed for people with Alzheimer's, taking into account all aspects of the disease and providing an appropriate response to every possible need.

Additional Information

Shipping Weight 0.2000
Stage Early Stage, Middle Stage, Caregivers
Movie Title I Remember Better When I Paint | Treating Alzheimer's Through The Creative Arts
Movie Length 106 minutes
Media Format DVD
Sound Stereo
Region All Regions
Aspect Ratio 16:9

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