Traveling Dance Company Offers Workshops for Caregivers

5/24/2013

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Barbara Mackovic
Senior Manager
BarbaraMackovic@KentuckyOneHealth.org
Phone: 502-587-4230
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KentuckyOne Health will host a free therapeutic workshop for the caregivers of stroke survivors in collaboration with the Kentucky Center for the Arts’ Arts in Healing Program. 
 
The workshop, “Caring for the Caregiver,” is presented by the Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater Company, which has been recognized by the Kennedy Center as a national model in the area of arts and healing. The workshop aims to help healthcare professionals find expression and support for the emotional issues and unacknowledged stress associated with their work. 
 
Funding for the workshop was provided by a grant from the Gheens Foundation.
 
What:  Caring for the Caregiver Arts in Healing Workshop
 
When:             Tuesday, May 28, 2013
                         10 a.m.
 
Where:            Jewish Hospital Medical Plaza
                         100 East Liberty Street, Suite 100
 
Opportunities:          
·         Caregivers of stroke survivors participating in a therapeutic workshop presented by the Kentucky Center for the Arts’ Arts in Healing Program
·         Interviews with participants
·         Interviews with Kristen Hughes, Kentucky Center for the Arts
 
More:                     Founded in 1979, Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater’s performance work, educational programs, community engagement projects and arts and health care work has garnered the company an international reputation for excellence. More information on the company is available at www.stuartpimsler.com.
 
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