Service-Learning in Aging: A case study... in dementia care setting

To cope with the growing burden of ageing and dementia, increasing numbers of programmes to promote active ageing and maintain a healthy brain are being executed around the world. Service-learning in aging is getting popular as it can play an important role in helping young people to get to know and connect with the elderly. This paper proposes a service-learning programme of artistic creativity to facilitate expression among people with early dementia to help them to better communicate with others.

Keywords: APRCSL, ageing, dementia, service-learning, art facilitation, Lingnan University,civic engagement.

Tags:Ageing and ElderlyCommunity BuildingHealth and Well-beingOthers

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