Judith Metcalf presents at Annual Scientific Meeting of Gerontological Society of America

January 03, 2013

Judith A. Metcalf, APRN, BC, M.S., director of the UNE Maine Geriatric Education Center, and two other geriatric education directors presented at the 66th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in San Diego, California, on November 18, 2012.

The symposium was titled “Humanities and Arts Charting a New Frontier in Geriatric Education.” Metcalf’s presentation, “Art in Aging – Living Art Living Well Studio, A Model for Geriatric Education,” focused on the Living Art Living Well Studio model for building partnerships, strengthening program development and creating awareness among health professionals regarding the impact of Art in Aging and how creativity matters to the health of the body, mind and spirit of older adults.