The Mercy Community and the University of Hartford’s Presidents’ College present the Connecticut premiere of “I Remember Better When I Paint,” a documentary on the positive impact of art and creative therapy on those living with Alzheimer’s.
Date: Friday, October 11, 2013
Time: 9:00 a.m to 2:30 p.m.
Location: University of Hartford, Wilde Auditorium and 1877 Club
Registration: The cost of the film screening, panel discussion and lunch is $35.00 per person. Please register by October 4th.
Registration information at: http://library.hartford.edu/presidentscollege/programs/
Berna Huebner, co-director of the documentary, is to introduce the film. Following the screening, there is a lunch as well as a panel discussion on creative therapies and Alzheimer’s.
The panel discussion features:
– Dr. Elisa Gil-Pires, M.D., Medical Director for The Mercy Community, and Chief of Geriatrics at Saint Francis Hospital & Medical Center
– Jan Albetski, Supervisor, Assisted Living Services Agency for The McAuley, part of The Mercy Community
-Catherine Certo, Professor of Physical Therapy and Chair, Department of Rehabilitation Services, School of Education, Nursing and Health Professions at the University
-John Ferierabend, Professor and Director of Music Education at the University of Hartford’s Hartt School.