BGR 04/21/2015: Creative art therapy for seniors

On the April 21, 2015 Boomer Generation Radio Show, Rabbi Address welcomes Michele Tarsitano-Amato, director of creative arts therapy and a dementia specialist for Kendal Corporation in Oberlin, OH.

About the Guest

Michele Tarsitano-Amato
Michele Tarsitano-Amato

Michele started working at Kendal in August 1993 after obtaining an M.A. in Art Therapy from Ursuline College. She became board-certified in art therapy in 1995, and then in 2007 became a board-certified dementia practitioner. Michele oversees the Creative Arts Therapy program for the Stephens Care Center and is a strong supporter of intergenerational activities. She works closely with the Bonner Center for Service and Learning at Oberlin College and Kendal Early Learning to engage both the college students and our young children with the Stephens Care Center. This year we are being honored by the Bonner Center as “Community Partner of the Year,” due in no small part to her hard work and dedication.


Boomer Generation Radio is sponsored in part by Kendal Corporation, a Quaker-based provider of continuing care retirement communities in the Northeast and Midwest, airs on WWDB-AM 860 every Tuesday at 10 a.m., and features news and conversation aimed at Baby Boomers and the issues facing them as members of what Rabbi Address calls “the club sandwich generation.” You can hear the show live on AM 860, or streamed live from the WWDB website.

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