Journey Through Dementia Simulates Living With the Disease
Contact Number
304-242-7700
Address Info
1330 National Rd., Wheeling, WV

march, 2020

thu05mar6:00 pm8:00 pmJourney Through Dementia6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Stifel Fine Arts Center & School of Dance, 1330 National Road, Wheeling, WV 26003

Event Details

April Wintermoyer, owner of Right At Home, will present Journey Through  Dementia in conjunction with the opening of Presence: An Exploration of Aging Through Art Thursday, March 5 at the Stifel Fine Arts Center.

This virtual reality experience alters senses and perceptions, and simulates day-to-day realities of people living with dementia. The program enables participants to experience firsthand the physical and mental challenges for those living with the disease.

The event begins at 6pm. Admission is free.

Presented in conjunction with Presence: An Exploration of Aging Through Art.

Sponsored by The Health Plan, Wheeling Hospital and United Bank with additional support provided by the Home Support Foundation.

More Public Educational Programs:

In conjunction with Presence: An Exploration of Aging Through Art, Oglebay Institute will host a series of learning and community-building events. Programs explore the various facets of aging and how art can play a role in that experience. All programs are free and open to the public.

Pre-registration is recommended. Space is limited. Visit the links below or call 304-242-7700 to register.

Journey Through Dementia
6pm Thursday, March 5; Stifel Fine Arts Center

Presence Opening Reception
6:30-8:30pm Thursday, March 5; Stifel Fine Arts Center

Senior Yoga Workshop with Amy Johnson
10am Wednesday, March 11; Stifel Fine Arts Center

Help, Hope & Understanding: A Dialogue on Dementia
6pm Thursday, March 12; Stifel Fine Arts Center

An Evening of Spoken Word featuring Marc Harshman
6pm Thursday, March 19; Stifel Fine Arts Center

Dr. Susan Ridley and WLU Creative Arts Therapy Students
6pm Thursday, March 26; Stifel Fine Arts Center

Isadora Kosofsky Discusses Senior Love Triangle
6pm Thursday, April 2; Stifel Fine Arts Center

Senior Love Triangle
April 3-5; Towngate Theatre

It’s Never Too Late: Creating Art Later in Life
6pm Thursday, April 9; Stifel Fine Arts Center

NEA Panel on Creative Aging
6pm Thursday, April 16; Stifel Fine Arts Center

Navigating End-of-Life Care
6pm Thursday, April 23; Stifel Fine Arts Center

Time

(Thursday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

Stifel Fine Arts Center & School of Dance

1330 National Road, Wheeling, WV 26003

Organizer

Oglebay Institute304-242-7700

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