Art Therapy

2016 LeadingAge Virginia Art Contest

Many residents at Williamsburg Landing participate in our art programs and classes offered in the community. Our hallways are decorated with resident artwork created over the years. Some of our ambitious and talented residents entered their personal pieces in LeadingAge Virginia’s annual art contest. LeadingAge Virginia is an organization of not-for profit retirement communities ranging from independent living, assisted living, memory care, long-term care, and continuing care retirement communities.

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Art Therapy for Seniors

Whether it’s viewing art in a museum or taking simple pleasure in placing brush to canvas, art has a way of liberating our need for self-expression by communicating in ways that words cannot always describe.

As experts in healthy aging confirm, expressing ourselves through art is not just good for the soul, it is also very beneficial to our minds and bodies.

Creative artistic pursuits provide older adults with multiple benefits, not the least of which is enhanced cognitive function.

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