28 Oct 2022

Noi del Novecento

A series of appointments for seniors with Alzheimer's

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Free participation

The Museo Novecento continues the cycle of Noi del Novecento meetings throughout 2022, a free itinerary aimed at elderly people with Alzheimer’s and cognitive impairment, guests of the nursing homes or with their families.

Developed in collaboration with the Tuscan Museums network for Alzheimer‘s and curated by MUS.E, the appointments will resume starting from Friday 28 October at 3:00 pm at the Museo Novecento (Piazza Santa Maria Novella, 10 – Florence).

In the belief that the encounter with art, history and culture is the bearer of a profound well-being and a meaning that still today it is difficult to define and measure, the Museo Novecento together with the network of the Florentine Civic Museums and MUS.E in fact, for years they have been deeply committed to “special audiences” who wish to access museums, attend them, experience them, understand them. Among these, special attention is paid to the elderly with fragilty, who are naturally linked to the Museo Novecento, its collections and its history for biographical reasons.

The presentation appointment of the Noi del Novecento autumn cycle is aimed at family members and caregivers, who will thus be able to learn more about the details and methods of the proposed meetings and meet the museum team. The family meetings will be held every two weeks, alternating with a calendar for guests of the nursing homes for the elderly, always convinced that close contact with art, history and culture is the bearer of well-being.

The appointments for the guests of the nursing homes are set for 4, 18 November and 2 December at 3 pm, those for families on 11, 29 November and 9 December always at 3 pm. instead a final meeting aimed at everyone is planned.

Starting from February 3, however, the format will move to the Museum of Palazzo Vecchio with the cycle “One palace, a thousand stories”.

October-december 2022

• For whom: for people with dementia and those who care for them
• Where: Museo Novecento, Piazza Santa Maria Novella, 10 – Florence
• Duration: 1h15 ‘for each meeting
• Participation is free (max 10 people including seniors and carers).

Thanks for the precious support: GIOTTO – love brand of F.I.L.A. Fabbrica Italiana Lapis ed Affini, Tenderly – brand of Lucart Spa, Officina Profumo Farmaceutica of Santa Maria Novella and Unicoop Firenze.