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Alzheimer Disease Caregiver Support Group
Last Tuesday of every month, 6:00-7:30pm
Hill House, 1835 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
The AOC's Caregiver Support Group provides emotional, educational, and social support for family and friends of individuals with AD and other, related dementias.
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The Warhol & Alzheimer Disease Research Center
Groups of four to eight people will meet at the Warhol Museum on a weekday from 10:30am to 12:30pm
The Andy Warhol Museum is partnering with the Alzheimer Disease Research Center (ADRC) at the University of Pittsburgh to offer a new program for individuals experiencing memory loss or other cognitive changes.
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The Andy Warhol Museum Teams Up with Pitt’s Alzheimer Disease Research Center
For the first time, Pitt's Alzheimer Disease Research Center (ADRC) is expanding a program that brings adults suffering from dementia to the Andy Warhol Museum to tour the museum, take part in an arts and crafts activity, and to foster discussions about art.
The program for ADRC participants began in 2010 with activities surrounding a visit from Brazilian artist José Rufino, whose work deals with memory and the concept of interpersonal loss. The following year, the Warhol-ADRC partnership was solidified through the creation of the A HA! (Art, Health & Alzheimer ’s disease) initiative, which seeks to explore ways in which the worlds of art and Alzheimer’s disease research can come together to promote creativity, raise public awareness of the disease, and sustain or improve well-being among persons or families affected by dementia. The central part of this partnership has been a program whereby groups of patients and caregivers participate in a creative expression project involving a combination of museum and studio activities at the Warhol.
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