Potts and Duncan to present at the 2014 Pioneer Network Conference

Cognitive Dynamics Founder and President Daniel C. Potts, M.D. and the foundation’s Executive Arts Director Angel C. Duncan, MA-MFT, ATR will present “Sharing the Soul Through the Expressive Arts” at the Pioneer Network 2014 National Conference in Kansas City on August 5.  This organization leads the effort to bring about dignifying culture change in long term care environments.

The session description is as follows: “Drawing hope and inspiration from his father’s amazing story of transformation from saw miller to watercolor artist in the throes of Alzheimer’s disease, our neurologist Guide touts the benefits of the expressive arts and life story preservation in person-centered care paradigms. This session highlights the story and art of Lester Potts, explores the neuroscience behind artistic expression in dementia, and shows how honoring life stories promotes well-being. His Co-Guide and art therapist shares her extensive experience using art therapy diagnostically and therapeutically with persons living with dementia.”

For more in formation on the conference sessions, go to this link: https://www.pioneernetwork.net/Events/2014Conference/SessionB/