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January 24, 2023, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Caregiving for a loved one is a journey of joy and difficulty. Come learn how to use creativity and the arts as a tool of self-care, social interaction, and lifelong learning. ACA artist ambassadors will share fun, simple activities you can easily duplicate in your home with loved ones. Each session is in person and open to pairs: a caregiver and their care partner (CNA / HHA are also welcome). This program is helpful for caregivers of elders navigating the stages of dementia, Parkinson’s disease and/or mental stability.
January 24, 2023
Center for Health & Wellbeing (2005 Mizell Ave. Winter Park, FL)
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER via the Winter Park Center for Health & Wellbeing
Free with RSVP
Photo credit: Nigel Cook, Daytona Beach News Journal
About the artists:
Bethany Bennett is an interdisciplinary artist who earned her Bachelors of Fine Arts from the University of Central Florida and her Masters of Fine Arts from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The artwork she produces question women’s equality and role in society. Her investment in the community is to boost others confidence and self-worth through artistic practices. Currently she is a professor at Daytona State College and leads community outreach at Atlantic Center for the Arts.
Award winning poet Sonja Jean Craig, Secretary of Florida State Poets Association, has been certified by Florida State Poets Association for completion of the Twelve Chairs Poetry Course. She is published in several anthologies including Isolation Challenge, FSPA’s Cadence, Fresh Fish, Poetic Visions and FWA’s Collection. Her guidance cards, A Love Affaire With Life, includes her poetry and photographs. Sonja Jean lives a life of magic and wonder in beautiful New Smyrna Beach with her beloved cats and poetic perspective.