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Reigniting Life through Art with Alzheimer’s Disease

This is a fantastic video which inspires and gives hope to those dealing with Alzheimer’s disease.

Please do yourself a favor and watch this video.

This video was made at the David W. Streets Galleries in Beverly Hills, California on November 5, 2010 at an event titled “Painting in Twilight: An Artist’s Escape from Alzheimer’s.” This event showcased the watercolors of Lester E. Potts, Jr., a sawmiller from Alabama who became an internationally-known watercolor artist after the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s. Sponsored by Cognitive Dynamics Foundation, Dr. Meril Platzer and the David W. Streets Galleries, the occasion brought together some 200 celebrities, philanthropists and art enthusiasts to raise awareness for expressive arts therapies to improve quality of life for person’s with Alzheimer’s disease and the caregivers. We thank Electro-fish Media for their expertise in making the video possible.

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