Oct 06

The benefits of art therapy for seniors

By MD for Seniors

Art therapy can be very beneficial for older adults living with memory loss, as well as those who need to manage stress or pain.

Seniors living with a number of ailments may benefit from art therapy. This is a targeted use of painting and other activities to help keep the mind sharp and promote dexterity in a setting that is fun, casual and social. Artistic interests can become become a cherished hobby, and each session is an opportunity to reap the rewards of this interesting form of therapy.

Improved memory
Regular, focused activities can greatly benefit those living with …read more

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