#ElderCareChat Recap 7/19/17: Arts, Culture, Storytelling and Aging

#ElderCareChat analytics 7/19/17We were delighted to welcome Nora Rahimian, Helpline Coordinator for Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles, as the expert panelist during the July 19th session of #ElderCareChat, which focused on the benefits of arts, culture, and storytelling to our aging population.

The Twitter conversation received close to 3.2 million impressions from 29 participants. During the hour-long chat, Rahimian pointed out how art, culture, and storytelling can change the way we see aging. “When we use these to reframe aging as something exciting—something to look forward to—it changes our relationship with it,” she tweeted.

Read the full recap now.

#ElderCareChat is presented by OurParents.com and sister sites SeniorAdvisor.com and VeteranAid.org as a forum to share resources, experiences, and expertise in eldercare. #ElderCareChat meets mid-month. Stay tuned to @OurParents Twitter handle for further details.

 

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One comment on “#ElderCareChat Recap 7/19/17: Arts, Culture, Storytelling and Aging
  1. “I went through tweets, and I’m impressed. The points made are pretty valid. Music therapy can
    wonders in alleviating some of the challenges associated with Alzheimer’s disease. It also helps seniors
    recall memories. I think there’s a research available on this too.”

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