Month: April 2015

SW’s Judith-Kate Friedman to Facilitate “Creative Caregiving” Event in Washington, D.C.

SW’s Judith-Kate Friedman to Facilitate “Creative Caregiving” Event in Washington, D.C.

Thursday, May 21st – Judith Kate Friedman and other key leaders in the field of creative caregiving will gather at The Kreeger Museum in D.C. to facilitate an all-day event, entitled “Flourishing: The Art of Creative Caregiving.”

"The Creative Age" Conference will be held at the Kreeger Museum (pictured) in D.C., 5/19-5/21
The NCCA’s “Creative Age” Conference will be held at the Kreeger Museum , 5/19-5/21

This day-long event allows participants to examine the concept of flourishing and core assumptions and expectations that are transforming caregiving. Participants will explore the impact of creativity on the role of the caregiver, experience signature museum-based programs designed for care partners, and work with master teaching artists to deepen practice and skills. The day will also feature technological conversation around the inaugural launch of the NCCA Creative Caregiving Initiative and concludes with participants creating a personal action plan that integrates learnings of the day.

Faculty include:

  • Anne Basting, TimeSlips
  • Rebecca Carr, Conversations Program Manager, The Kreeger Museum
  • Antonia Dapena-Tretter, Head of Education, The Kreeger Museum
  • Greg Finch, Director of Field Services, NCCA
  • Gary Glazner, Founder and Director, Alzheimer’s Poetry Project
  • Maria Genné, Founder and Director,  Kairos Alive!
  • Judy A. Greenberg, Director, The Kreeger Museum
  • Laurel Humble, Assistant Educator, MOMA Alzheimer’s Project
  • Judith-Kate Friedman, Founder and Director, Songwriting Works
  • Elizabeth Lokon, PhD Founder and Director, Opening Minds through Art
  • Margery Pabst, The Pabst Charitable Foundation for the Arts
  • Jessica Kay Ruhle, Associate Curator of Education, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
  • Brooke Rosenblatt, Head of Public Engagement, The Phillips Collection

Click here to learn more and to register!