Looking Forward to 2021 Events
National Creative Arts Therapy Week
Take a lunch break with the Creative Arts Therapists from The Greens at Greenwich to learn how creative arts therapy can help benefit us all. Join us to learn how to escape into the arts for your health and well being.
March 15, 17 and 19 at 1:00 to 1:30pm
Monday March 15, 1-1:30pm Dance/Movement Therapy
Beth will speak to the difference between dance as therapeutic and dance as therapy. She will apply her dance therapy lens in offering the community a way to incorporate movement into their own self care practice. As the Dance/Movement Therapist at The Greens at Greenwich, she will provide insight into her work with those living with memory impairment and show how dance/movement therapy reaches all people.
Wednesday March 17, 1-1:30pm Music Therapy
Caroline will speak to the difference between music being therapeutic and music therapy. Caroline will bring her perspective as a Music Therapist to offer the community a way to incorporate music into their own self care. As the Music Therapist at The Greens at Greenwich, she will provide insight into her work for those living with memory impairment and show how music therapy interventions reach all people.
Friday March 19, 1-1:30pm Drama Therapy
Maria is the Executive Director for The Greens at Greenwich. During her 35 years as a Drama Therapist, she has developed and implemented innovative programming in various settings. Maria will answer the question “What is drama therapy and why is it important to our health and well being?” She will also share the joy of relating personal story and the validation it brings to people with memory impairment. Maria will provide you with an exercise you can use to revive your own personal story.
Looking Forward to Seeing You in 2021
We missed you this year as we paused our events during the pandemic. We look forward to having you join us in 2021 when we are all able to celebrate safely.
Hoping to welcome you back for:
- Annual Art Show and Open House
- Concert on The Green
- Summer in the Garden Parties
- Partnerships with the Bruce Museum
Best Wishes for a Happy Holiday Season. Wishing you Hope, Health and Happiness in the New Year.
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group
Virtual Support Group Zoom Meeting for families and friends caring for a loved one with Dementia. Third Monday of each month from 6:00 pm to 7:30pm.
For support or more information, contact:
Nicol Rupolo, firstname.lastname@example.org
Alzheimer’s Association, Connecticut Chapter, www.alz.org/ct
Newsletter & Calendar
In The News
WGCH Radio Interview Darby and Friends, March 23, 2021
Darby talks to Maria Scaros about National Creative Arts Therapy Week.
What’s Best for My Loved One? January 25, 2021
The isolating effects of this pandemic have been difficult for us all, but particularly hard on some more than others. Persons with memory impairment are no exception. Read More.
WGCH Radio Interview Darby & Friends January 21, 2021
Maria Scaros talks to Darby about how The Greens has managed in the pandemic.
WGCH Radio Interview Darby & Friends, December 18, 2020
Maria Scaros talks to Darby as they reflect on the power of hope and light during the holiday season.
‘Amazing, Isn’t It?’ Long-Sought Blood Test for Alzheimer’s in Reach July 28, 2020
Scientists say such tests could be available in a few years, speeding research for treatments and providing a diagnosis for dementia patients who want to know if they have Alzheimer’s disease. Read more
WGCH Radio Interview Darby & Friends June 19, 2020
Greenwich Sentinel, May 19, 2020
The Greens at Greenwich Residents emerge as a beacon of light during this tumultuous time. Read more
WGCH Radio Interview, Darby & Friends, April 22, 2020
Resident at The Greens is Recipient of CALA Award
Sheldon Evans, age 101 and a resident at The Greens at Greenwich, received the 2019 CALA (Connecticut Assisted Living Association) Outstanding Resident Award for exemplary service to the community. We congratulate Sheldon on being such a caring and productive member of The Greens. Read more
Editorial: Loved Ones and Flags
Greenwich Sentinel- June 13, 2019
The Greens Therapist Named CALA Young Leader of the Year 2018
Beth Liebowitz, Program Director, Movement/Dance Therapist at The Greens at Greenwich, was named CALA Young Leader of the Year 2018 for her exemplary leadership, vision and maturity. “In the past two years, Beth has re-invented our programming, envisioning a solid program in creative arts therapy interventions for all our residents,” said Maria Scaros, Executive Director, The Greens at Greenwich. “The Greens has become a teaching site for interns seeking a master’s degree in the creative arts therapies and social work. In addition, Beth has developed a comprehensive internship program and solid intergenerational program with four Greenwich schools. We are delighted that Beth has been recognized for this well-deserved award.” The Connecticut Assisted Living Association’s (CALA) mission is to promote the growth of Assisted Living in the state including the development, marketing and operation of communities.
Small Population with a Creative Arts Therapy Focus is a Winning Combination for Residents of The Greens at Greenwich
Greenwich Time – February 2019
Greenwich facility uses art therapies to help patients communicate
Greenwich Time – May 14, 2018
WICC Radio: Interview with Executive Director, Maria Scaros
WGCH – Darby and Friends: Beth Liebowitz talks about Creative Arts Therapy 3/20/19