Art Therapy for Movement Disorders available at Rush-Copley

By on June 23, 2013

AURORA—Movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor affect more than 40 million Americans. More than motor symptoms, these diseases also have an impact on an individual’s mental and emotional health. To help individuals and families living with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders achieve the highest quality of life, Rush-Copley will to offer Art Therapy for Movement Disorders.

Art therapy sessions are held the second and fourth Monday of each month, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Rush-Copley Heart Institute, 2088 Ogden Ave. in Aurora. There is no cost to attend, and family members or care partners are welcome.

Art therapy is a form of expressive therapy that uses master’s level art therapists and the creative process of art making to encourage growth, healing and connections to self and others. Art therapy can help individuals cope with symptoms and stress and has been shown to enhance cognitive abilities and stimulate neurological pathways.

For more information, visit rushcopley.com or call 866-4COPLEY (1-866-426-7539).

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