Making art has been found by a resevarch-study by the Mayo Clinic to help prevent cognitive decline.
I thought this would be beneficial knowledge to recreational therapists because RTs provide a lot of activity-based treatment interventions (like making art) and many RTs provide services for seniors.
Art could be: painting, drawing, and sculpting (to name a few).
Making art is good for building new pathways in the brain.
Read the article here:
I recommend my own book on creativity, called, ART SOUP. Check it out on amazon here: