I Remember Better When I Paint screens in New York City on June 17

Screenings of I Remember Better When I Paint followed by a panel discussion taking place in New York City on Monday, June 17.

Hosted by: Alzheimer’s Association New York City Chapter
Screening times:
• First Showing Noon – 2:00pm
• Second Showing 6:00 – 8:00pm
Location: 360 Lexington Avenue, 3rd Floor, (Between 40th & 41st Streets)
Registration: The event is free if charge but registration is required.
Register online at:
http://www.alznyc.org/nyc/contactus/rsvp.asp#.UbMgHJw0ic0
or call 1-800-272-3900 to confirm attendance.

I Remember Better When I Paint
A documentary by Eric Ellena and Berna Huebner
Initiatives that bring people with Alzheimer’s to art and creative workshops are producing remarkably positive results. Personal stories are featured including that of Rita Hayworth as told by her daughter, Yasmin Aga Khan. Dozens of day care centers, nursing homes and assisted-living facilities are using drawing, painting and museum visits as effective therapies, making it possible to improve the quality of life and restore a dialogue with caregivers. Scientists have discovered that the parts of the brain related to emotions and creativity are largely spared by the disease. Today experts recognize the benefits of these new approaches that dramatically change the way we look at Alzheimer’s.

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