“Art is not a thing, it is a way”
Mindy Bolton is an explorer and facilitator of intergenerational creative engagement. She utilizes improvisational response, humor, images, music, movement, mindfulness, poetry, and storytelling to enliven an array of environments--focusing primarily on longterm care.
As a community artist,certified dementia communication specialist, and certified dementia practitioner, Mindy utilizes innovative, creative engagement techniques to collaborate with communities in new, playful and positive ways.
By facilitating creative groups and collecting community-driven stories, poems, and scripts —Mindy aims to capitalize on gathered moments of play, wisdom, and joy that can be experienced within traditionally “difficult” situations related to brain health and mortality.