Dementia and the Arts

March 1, 2022

The website,, offers a comprehensive collection of books and blogs on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. It features hundreds of inspirational stories, spanning all Alzheimer’s and dementia stages, to offer readers insight and understanding. The site runs regular features about new books and authors. This one hit my inbox today and provided some thought-provoking insights into how the arts can engage people with the disorder, as well as their caregivers. Click on the link at the bottom of the article to view an excerpt from Mary Crescenzo’s play, originally titled Piece of Mind.

Mary Crescenzo Engages with Alzheimer’s Through the Arts

By Mary Crescenzo After decades as a pioneer in working with persons with Alzheimer’s/dementia using the arts to achieve alternative, complementary ways of connection, I knew I had to share my methods of arts engagement as a professional teaching artist with those who care for persons with this disorder.  This is how The Planet Alzheimer’s … Continue readingMary Crescenzo Engages with Alzheimer’s Through the Arts

AlzAuthors: Alzheimer's and Dementia Books, Blogs, Stories

Add comment


There are no comments yet.