Creative Aging Art-Making Tips: Working Together

A new video series featuring teaching artist Janet Fagan, offering a variety of tips for care partners who are interested in art-making experiences for older adults and people living with dementia at home. 

This post offers ideas on how to communicate and interact with your art partner, a family member or friend, during art-making. You can watch the video segments or download PDFs with written tips. Happy making!

Hands-On Help

Learn a technique for offering guided physical support for your family member or friend, especially if they are experiencing pain, tremors, or confusion.

Download the Tips for Hands-On Help


Point and Place

Learn a technique for helping a family member or friend get started on an art activity, especially if they have less manual dexterity or are reluctant to get started.