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.

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