Free colouring advent calendars – print and paint!
Monet & Van Gogh – Step by Step Painting Instructions – Free!
Have some colouring fun this holiday with this free advent colouring activity! Colouring has been proven to help explore feelings, reconcile emotional conflicts, foster creativity, reduce anxiety and increase self-esteem. Colouring allows us to change our brains to focus on other things and focus on the moment. Here is page 1: http://www.creativeagingcalgary.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Advent-Calendar-1-.pdf Here is page 2: http://www.creativeagingcalgary.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Advent-Calendar-2.pdf […]
Family Group Self-Care Activities you can do as a Family!
Hi everyone! How are you faring with the social distancing? If you find yourself at home wanting to try out painting, why not start with one of our step by step guides? The key is to be open to mistakes, and the goal is just to have a good time. If you use Acrylic paint […]
2019 Mandate – Deisolation of Seniors through Pop Art!
Sometimes we get so overwhelmed with the different day to day activities, we can find it difficult to wind down, and really make meaningful and relaxing memories with our loved ones. It won’t be surprising to hear that caregiver fatigue can be detrimental to mental wellbeing and has a negative impact on all family and […]
Alzheimer Society of Calgary opens 1st Opening Minds through Art training centre in Canada
We are excited to announce that the Creative Aging Calgary Society Board has decided to select “Isolation” as the mandate for our organization’s work this year. Whether you are or work with an older adult that is isolated physically or psychologically, we hope to use creative activity in the form of Pop Up Art Sessions […]
In October 2018, the Alzheimer Society of Calgary officially became the first facility to offer Opening Minds through Art training in Canada. Traditionally, facilities working with seniors would have to go to the states to receive this training, which was cost prohibitive. People who work with seniors are now able to take this program right […]