Artful Living at The Birches

Last week, residents of The Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills (a Masterpiece Living Community) proved that creativity knows no age limit. Instructor, Lorna Nelson, guided participants in the creation of their own interpretation of Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night.

Artistic expression is more than just fun; neurological research suggests that creativity and learning something new help the brain create new neural pathways, supporting better cognitive health and stronger feelings of psychological resilience. READ: Van Gogh Workshop Helps Birches Residents Age Artfully