Join Bringing Art to Life: Chicago, an art therapy program partnering high school students and adults with Alzheimer’s, for a screening of the arts and Alzheimer’s documentary I Remember Better When I Paint. Following the screening, there will be a discussion and play facilitated by drama therapist Judy Holstein.
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.