“Art Healing For Seniors”

Design For Aging Regional Committee
Tuesday March 4, 2014
Location: AIA San Francisco 130 Sutter Street,  Suite 600 San Francisco
1 CES LU’s

Presenters- Bahram Khamjani & Jaleh Alavi 

Mr. Khamjani is trained in philosphy and architecture , and is an artist, professor and author.   He  along  with Jaleh Alavi who is trained in psychology and an art gallery owner and organizer of art shows have undertaken a program called “Art Healing for Seniors” where they theraputically use art as a catalyst for healing seniors and related aging issues.

Both are originally from Iran and will explain the process they use in bringing relief and enjoyment to seniors through art.

Please join us for this exciting and informative presentation. 

Learning objectives:

  • Learn the ways that art is used as a healing therapy for seniors
  • Discuss the types of art used in this healing process
  • Learn what enviornments are needed to support this activity
  • Discuss the process and results of this type of program for those who are aging.

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