minds on art http://michiganradio.org en DIA launches program for Alzheimer's patients http://michiganradio.org/post/dia-launches-program-alzheimers-patients <p>The Detroit Institute of Arts is taking the first step toward building a program for Alzheimer&rsquo;s patients and their caregivers.</p><p>The DIA and the Michigan Alzheimer&rsquo;s Association have been trying to launch the &ldquo;Minds on Art&rdquo; program for more than a year. But it&rsquo;s stalled from lack of funding.</p><p>But the groups decided to hold an initial session anyway, and hope to expand the program.</p><p>The program offers gallery tours for patients and caregivers. Renee Grant is a DIA docent who trained to work with Alzheimer&rsquo;s patients.</p> Thu, 04 Aug 2011 21:53:50 +0000 Sarah Cwiek 3620 at http://michiganradio.org DIA launches program for Alzheimer's patients