NOW:53045:USA01489
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01489
46°
H 46° L 41°
Cloudy | 6MPH

Memories In The Making® Program Comes To Newcastle Place

June 25, 2014

Signature art program of the Alzheimer’s Association expands to Ozaukee County

Mequon, Wis. – Newcastle Place, a full-service senior living community in Mequon, is pleased to announce that it is now offering Memories in the Making®, the signature art program of the Alzheimer’s Association.
Newcastle Place is the only senior living community in Ozaukee County to offer the program.

Memories in the Making® is a unique program allowing individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias the opportunity to reconnect with past memories and family members through painting and storytelling.

“We are excited to offer this innovative program and know that its benefits to our residents will be multi-faceted,” said Elizabeth Ann Fetner, interim executive director of Newcastle Place. “The Memories in the Making® program will encourage residents with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias to express themselves through art.”

Memories in the Making® art sessions are facilitated by trained artists and assistants who have extensive art backgrounds and knowledge of dementing illnesses.

ABOUT NEWCASTLE PLACE
Newcastle Place is a full-service senior living community designed to encourage its residents to live their lives to the fullest. Located in Mequon, Wis., Newcastle Place provides the perfect balance of quality services and amenities with an individualized experience that makes hundreds of people happy to call it home. Established in 2003, Newcastle Place is managed by Life Care Services™, an LCS™ company. Life Care Services is the leading manager of full-service senior living communities serving 32,000 seniors in 28 states and the District of Columbia. For additional information, please visit www.newcastleplacelcs.com.

ABOUT THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEASTERN WISCONSIN
The Alzheimer’s Association - Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter serves a diverse 11-county region, where an estimated 50,000 people are affected by Alzheimer's disease. It’s mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

ABOUT THE MEMORIES IN THE MAKING PROGRAM
The Alzheimer’s Association Memories in the Making® program offers creative art expression for individuals with early to the middle stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Even after people with dementia have lost the ability to use words, they are able to paint their thoughts, emotions and memories in a manner that is expressive and beautiful. Art becomes their voice.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Enter Halloween contest to win tickets to Legends & Lore 09:39 AM

» Preps football photos of the week: Sept. 26 9/26

» East emerges from late-game flurry against Hale 9/26

» Proposed Waukesha County budget keeps property taxes flat 9/24

» Elmbrook School District approves 1.7 percent increase for tax levy 9/22

» Preps football photos of the week: Sept. 19 9/19

» Party City pulls Slender Man Halloween costumes in Wisconsin 9/19

» East nips Lancers, 24-20, to get back into GMC race 9/18

» Man sentenced to 7 years for heroin death 9/18

» Hassless Mattress opens 4 worker-less retail outlets 9/17

» City to draft survey on chicken ordinance 9/16

» Preps football photos of the week: Sept. 12 9/12

» Lancers dominate Falls, 21-0, in GMC action 9/12

» "Mousetrap" opens at Sunset Playhouse 9/11

» Rash of vehicle break-ins in Elm Grove 9/9

» Irgens returns with revamped 'Corridor' plans 9/9

» Elmbrook taxi service asking city for $13k 9/8

» Dixon Elementary receives "Schools of Recognition" award by DPI 9/8

» Preps football photos of the week: Sept. 5 9/7

» Brookfield East, riddled with injuries, can't hang with Marquette 9/5

» Waukesha County Sheriff's Department warns of impostor scam, claiming missed court appearance, unpaid fines 9/5

» Waukesha County plans to spend $93 million on roads, buildings, parks 9/3

» Library lot costs nearly double 9/2

» Industrial development hinges on TIF district 9/2

» Teen trio teams up to take on suicide, depression 9/2

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss
Deal Watch - Milwaukee

Milwaukee's Best Discounts & Deals

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT