BlueSea Care Services is proud to announce the launch of an exciting new part of our Wellness Program for our clients. Our Art to Wellness program aims to engage our elderly clients on a cognitive level, and helps further our mission of innovative senior care with a truly holistic approach.
This new program, developed in conjunction with an art specialists and it is constantly expanding and evolving to include more art activities to enhance our clients’ day-to-day lives.
Artistic activities offer a soothing, therapeutic, and stress-relieving way improve both mood and focus. They help engage attention in an encompassing manner, while promoting creativity and stimulating brain activity. Art cannot cure disease, nor halt symptom progression. However, it can help improve quality of life and assist with coping skills. Researchers have acknowledged the therapeutic qualities of artistic activities for years, and today, art is used in a variety of healthcare settings.
For the first part of our Art to Wellness program, we are partnering with Nora Puls, the author of Joy and Love, 2 visually stunning adult coloring books and journals. This unique work features encourages participants to engage in a calming, meditative, and mindful activity that supports creative expression. The growing popularity of adult coloring activities stems from our evolving understanding of the benefits they offer. Dr. Stan Rodski, a neuropsychologist, says that coloring elicits a relaxing mindset, similar to what one would achieve through meditation. In Joy and Love, the intricate images and their complexities encourage attention to fine detail, which helps improve focus while promoting relaxation.
Looking to the future, we plan to develop more wellness initiatives that will promote creativity, inspiration, and serenity for our clients. In the coming months, we look forward to exploring more about how art disciplines integrate with conscientious, holistic care, and sharing with you our commitment to wellness at every stage of life.
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