I'm sure you're wondering why a handsome man walking with a lion is in OPICA's e-News.  A picture tells a thousand words and the above picture was used to stimulate a story created by OPICA's storytelling group.  Creative storytelling does not have to have a beginning, middle and end, nor does it have to make sense.  To read their imaginative story, click here...

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Offered in October

Powerful Tools for CAREgivers : Learn how to Care for yourself while Caring for a loved one with a chronic illness. 

Savvy Express: Designed specifically for Alzheimer's Family CAREgivers.  

For more information for either class, click here.
It's Just a Week Away!

Please join us Saturday, October 7th for OPICA's Annual Art Show Celebrating OPICA artists as they proudly present their paintings to friends, family, and members of the community. 
Proceeds from artwork sold benefits OPICA's Counseling Center.

Click  HERE for details.

"My focus is to help break the thinking that the patient that has Alzheimer's is sitting in a nursing home," Sandy says, the passion building in his voice.   "I'm alive. I can still be proactive."  

Click here to view a 3 min video to hear Sandy's story.

you might be surprised at some points made by those living with dementia during this conversation.

Click here to hear more.
Mindfulness-Based Art Workshop October 15 

This workshop, conducted in a studio environment, is designed to foster reflective practices, respite, and enjoyment for participants. 
The topic for October's workshop is:   Cultivating Happiness,  click HERE  to learn more.

Battling Alzheimer's

Unfortunately, the fight to cure Alzheimer's took  another setback with the failure of experimental Alzheimer's drug, intepirdine.  For more information, click here!
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