I Am Still Here
I AM STILL HERE is a multidisciplinary program initiated Marily Cintra of HARC and Dr John Zeisel of the Hearthstone Foundation and the Artists for Alzheimer's™, to support the participation of people with dementia in cultural life.
The program has two main components:
Museum and Gallery Tours, a program of guided tours to public museums and galleries in Australia
Since 2004 HARC has been working with Dr John Zeisel, from Hearthstone Foundation, USA to develop an arts program that supports quality of life for people living with dementia. This work has now developed into a partnership between HARC and National Gallery of Australia, Artists for Alzheimer's (USA) and Alzheimer’s Australia.
The program At the moment developing phase 1 of the program To promote quality of life for people with dementia by creating opportunities for access to cultural / arts activities at the National Gallery of Australia and developing resources that support the promotion of access programs in other galleries / museums in Australia.
Introduction by Peter Malcolm to the I Am Still Here project