Dementia and Creativity Awareness Talks

09 November 2022 / News
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Where: dlr LexIcon
When: Wednesdays, 30th November - 7th December, 14th December, 11am-1pm, refreshments provided
Price: FREE, booking essential via Eventbrite

A series of talks exploring dementia and creativity with the Global Brain Health Institute. The talks will explore the positive impacts of music, movement, visualising, storytelling and connecting, on people living with dementia. They include interactive and performative elements and will be given by artists and fellows of the Global Brain Health Institute. The Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI) is dedicated to protecting the world’s aging populations from threats to brain health.

Further information and email/phone booking via dlr Arts Office at arts@dlrcoco.ie or (01) 236 2759

Funded by Creative Ireland's Creativity in Older Age Programme 2022 and supported by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.

Events Include:

Dementia and Creativity Awareness Talk Series: Music & Movement

30th November, 11am-1pm, Municipal Gallery, Level 3

Explore the positive impacts of music and movement for people living with dementia in this fascinating talk and performance with Global Brain Health Institute Fellows Mike Hanrahan, Dr Aline Haas, Dr Anusha Mohan and Dancer Olwyn Lyons.

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Dementia and Creativity Awareness Talk Series: Storytelling & Singing

7th December, 11am-1pm, Studio Theatre, dlr LexIcon

Explore the positive impacts of storytelling and singing for people living with dementia. In this fascinating talk and performance with world renowned poet and member of Aosdána Tony Curtis and composer and musical director of the Forget-Me-Nots Choir Norah Constance Walsh.

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Dementia & Creativity Awareness Talk Series: Visualising & Connecting

14th December, 11am-1pm, Studio Theatre, dlr LexIcon

Join artist, teacher and writer Caroline Hyland and Kevin Quaid author of two books about his experiences of living with Lewy Body Dementia in this final talk of the series about Dementia and Creativity.

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