The Detroit Institute of Arts is taking the first step toward building a program for Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers.
The DIA and the Michigan Alzheimer’s Association have been trying to launch the “Minds on Art” program for more than a year. But it’s stalled from lack of funding.
But the groups decided to hold an initial session anyway, and hope to expand the program.
The program offers gallery tours for patients and caregivers. Renee Grant is a DIA docent who trained to work with Alzheimer’s patients.