MINDRAMP PODCAST - LIVE LONG, LIVE WELL

CREATIVE AGING: Angel Duncan, Art Therapy, Aging & Dementia

May 03, 2022 Michael C Patterson, Angel Duncan Season 1 Episode 39
MINDRAMP PODCAST - LIVE LONG, LIVE WELL
CREATIVE AGING: Angel Duncan, Art Therapy, Aging & Dementia
Show Notes Chapter Markers

Angel has a unique background that combines rigorous scientific research, psychology and the arts. She has worked on clinical trials searching for drug treatments for Alzheimer's disease and has an extensive background as an art therapist.
 
In this first of two podcasts with Angel, she discusses her experience practicing art therapy, particularly with people who are experiencing cognitive decline and dementia.  We discuss why drug interventions have failed and why behavioral and lifestyle interventions can reduce risks for dementia and can be such an important aspect of any dementia treatment plan. Angel discusses her lifestyle approaches to achieving Qualongevity - living long and living well. 

Episode #3 Chapters: 

  • 01:11 - Art does not lie. 
  • 02:17 - A Child with Asperger’s
  • 0 6:16 – Dan Cohen, Alive Inside
  • 11:59 – Becoming a Research Clinician
  • 13:25 – Why have AD Drug Trials Failed?
  • 16:18 – Art therapy for People with AD
  • 18:40 – Angel’s Approach to Qualongevity
  • 20:30 – Angel’s Podcast “N2Creativity”
  • 21:45 - Conclusion
Introduction
Art Does Not Lie - Asperger's
Dan Cohen, ALIVE INSIDE!
Becoming a Research Clinician
Why Have Alzheimer's Drug Trials Failed?
Art Therapy and Dementia
Angel's Take on Qualongevity
N2Creativity - Angel's Podcast
Conclusion