Dr. Stuart Kandell

MindAlert Presents: Build Community and Health Through Storytelling and the Performing Arts

Thursday, May 27 2010
10:00 – 11:00 AM PST (1:00 PM EST)
Cost: Complimentary
Sponsored by Metlife Foundation

The performing arts can help elders connect with one another and improve their overall health. Learn how to develop these kinds of programs based on the best-practice model of Stagebridge Theatre. Have fun and be inspired.

Participants in this web seminar will:

  • Increase their understanding of how the performing arts can help elders reduce isolation, build community, and improve their physical, cognitive and overall health.
  • Learn simple techniques of employing storytelling and improvisation with groups of elders.
  • Recognize the elements of creating/expanding performing arts programming in elder settings.
  • Be inspired to employ these activities and values.

Presenter:
For 31 years Dr. Stuart Kandell has been a national leader in employing the arts with older adults. He is the founder and director of Stagebridge Theatre in Oakland, California

Access Instructions:
Easy instructions for accessing the live web seminar five (5) minutes prior to the event:
STEP ONE: Call this phone number: (402) 237-2015 (Note: This is not a toll-free number) and enter Caller Access Code 566483#
STEP TWO: To see the slides and access the “Chat” feature, follow this direct link (no password needed!):
http://www.login.iCohere.com/asaforum?pnum=SQX19192

Source: American Society on Aging (ASA)

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