PASS EMOTIONS THROUGH ART
Art therapy is the use of arts for therapeutic purposes. The objective is to focus on emotions, communication, and desires of the elderly.
The aim is to generate emotions, restore vital energy or maintain the existential quality while considering the physical and cognitive abilities of the person, and also his story, his tastes, and his emotions.
For an elderly person, art therapy can act on speech disorders, mental disorders, depressive aspects, memory disorders …
Art therapy improves the quality of life of the elderly person: the observation of art enhances the emotional and physiological parameters such as blood pressure or pain, wellness or tiredness.
Art therapy is added to the list of natural care.
The emotional checkup is an Art therapy checkup using music and images. It highlights:
– A sensitivity to art or a particular element.
– The artistic elements which generate positive emotions in the elderly.
This information helps the art therapist to offer a personalized follow-up based on the person’s tastes. This way, he can adapt to the atmosphere depending on the patient’s needs and desires.