Expressive Arts for Wellness in Aging
October 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
A panel discussion on how the Arts can be a powerful way to increase resilience among people of all ages. This event is free and open to the public!
Rev. Norene (Nonie) Freeman is an ordained interfaith minister who is passionate about becoming the person she was created to be and seeks to inspire and empower others to follow their hearts in the journey of life.
Suellen Chaplin-Beckett is an interdisciplinary Assistant Professor in Saint Joseph’s Health and Wellness Promotion Program. She specializes in Integrative Medicine, Mindfulness, and Restorative Yoga. Suellen is a Certified Wellness Practitioner, a Certified Mental Health Integration Medicine Provider and has been providing Expressive Art therapies for the past 26 years.
Kate Beever, MA, MT-BC created Maine Music & Health, LLC, which bridges the gap between the Arts and healthcare. Kate partners with others to create integrative arts programming that will help people reach whole health in the midst of injury, disability, illness, or stress. Kate has her Master’s in Music Psychotherapy from New York University and has earned certifications in Neurologic Music Therapy and REMO HealthRhythms facilitation.
Pamela Moulton, MFA has extensive experience in designing multi-sensory environments, creating large-scale community based -projects and public art, and teaching contemporary art to students as well as people with dementia. Pamela is currently developing a new multi-generational course to design multi-sensory environments for dementia sufferers.