Theorizing How Art Gallery Interventions Impact People With Dementia and Their Caregivers.

  title={Theorizing How Art Gallery Interventions Impact People With Dementia and Their Caregivers.},
  author={Paul M Camic and Erin L Baker and V A Tischler},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  volume={56 6},
PURPOSE OF STUDY Dementia refers to a variety of diseases that are characterized by cognitive difficulties and an overall decline in daily living skills. Psychologically informed arts and health programs may be particularly beneficial ways of improving the lives of people with dementia and their caregivers. This study sought to better understand how programs at contemporary and traditional art galleries might play a role in the lives of people with dementia. DESIGN AND METHODS Participants… CONTINUE READING
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