I Remember Better When I Paint screens at the Wenham Museum in June. The film highlights the power of the creative arts for those living with memory loss such as Alzheimer’s. Following the documentary screening is a panel discussion facilitated by Peggy Cahill, art and culture program development consultant, working with The Wenham Museum Memory Cafe.
Date: Thursday, June 19, 2014
Time: 10:00 am- 12:00 noon, followed by lunch
Location: Wenham Museum, 132 Main St. Wenham, MA
RSVP: by 6/15/14 to J. Reynolds at (978) 468-5529
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I Remember Better When I Paint, narrated by Olivia de Havilland, is the first international documentary about the positive impact of art and other creative therapies on people with Alzheimer’s and how these approaches can change the way we look at the disease. Among those who are featured are noted doctors and Yasmin Aga Khan, president of Alzheimer’s Disease International and daughter of Rita Hayworth, who had Alzheimer’s. A film by Eric Ellena and Berna Huebner, presented by French Connection Films and the Hilgos Foundation.