Apr 16, 2011

Hope Through Art and Care Giving

Alzheimer's Reading Room

Daniel C. Potts
In this video Dr. Daniel C. Potts, a neurologist, advocate for the American Academy of Neurology, and Alzheimer's care giver shares the inspiring story of his father's transformation from Alabama saw miller to watercolor artist after the diagnosis of dementia.

Additionally, Dr. Potts touts the benefits of the arts and creative arts therapies to improve quality of life, and champions a model of care giving which promotes human dignity in the midst of brokenness.

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