◂  May 2021

On Dementia: Care, Community and Creativity III: A Conversation with Anne Basting, PhD

Published by: aaron


Online event


Free but pre-registration required:


Frye Art Museum Creative Aging Program

This conversation with author Anne Basting is the third in a series of three talks hosted by the Frye Art Museum in partnership with Aging Wisdom and the University of Washington Memory and Brain Wellness Center designed to bring hope, connection, and joy to adults living with dementia, their care partners, families, friends, and those who provide support. Participants are not required to attend all three conversations in the series.

Via Zoom webinar, enjoy an interview with Anne Basting, PhD, author of Creative Care: A Revolutionary Approach to Dementia and Elder Care, with Mary Jane Knecht, Manager, Creative Aging Programs, Frye Art Museum.

A MacArthur Genius Grant recipient, Basting pioneers a radical change in how we interact with people who struggle with dementia. Basting’s proven methods use storytelling and active listening to stimulate the brain and awaken imagination. Rooted in twenty-five years of research, Creative Care offers encouragement and creative techniques on how to bring connection, light and joy to the lives of elders and to those who care for them.


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