Fact of the Week #112

Fact of the Week #112: Older adults making art offers a wide range of health benefits. Several studies show that art can reduce the depression and anxiety that are often symptomatic of chronic diseases. Other research demonstrates that the imagination and creativity of older adults can flourish in later life, helping them to realize unique, unlived potentials, even when suffering from Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease. todaysgeriatricmedicine.com

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