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Healing Art

I have wondered if art has an effect on healing of minds, not just bodies.  Yesterday, I went to an art show where six artists of different disciplines were placed in dementia care settings and looked at the different arts they produced- ranging from poetry to paintings.   569 more words

Creativity

smallness

I’m enamoured with

work’s first smell

of warm buttered toast

scrambled eggs

hot coffee

and kindness

Art

Editorial: Build it, because they're coming

Premier Rachel Notley says she wants to talk with her cabinet before announcing any timeline or location for Calgary’s new cancer centre.

Fair enough, but there is something disconcerting about this sudden coyness. 393 more words

Editorials

Weekly Neuroscience Update

Memories that have been “lost” as a result of amnesia can be recalled by activating brain cells with light.

A new study by UCLA neuroscientists… 359 more words

Alzheimers

Dementia Friendly Edinburgh

As you may know from reading the Outreach Blog, we are very keen to support people with dementia to engage with our services. For Scottish Dementia Awareness week (1-7 June) I thought I would share with you some information from Dementia Friendly Edinburgh. 235 more words

Smirnoff vodka and bbq's. Heavy alcohol is very bad for your health and well-being

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  • Smirnoff Vodka ‏@Smirnoff 16m16 minutes ago

    Enjoy the weather with a BBQ with food, friends and cocktails. Remember, you can’t grill the friends or cocktails.

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