29 Nov 2019

Noi del Novecento

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29November 2019


31January 2020

From November to January a path for elderly with Alzheimer at Museo Novecento.

A new calendar is starting, the cicle of Noi del Novecento, dedicated to elderly with Alzheimer and with cognitive impairment.  In the belief that the meeting with art, history and culture is a bearer of deep wellness and a significance that even today is hard to frame, measure, define, the Florentine Civic Museums and MUS.E trasmit a big commitment towards of “special publics” and all “special people” that want to access museums, attend them, live them, understand them.

This is the framework within which the dialogue with people with Alzheimer and dementia is inserted – with their relatives and caregivers; a dialogue started years ago on the impulse of Regione Toscana – precursors the Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi and Museo Marino Marini – thanks to which over time the project Musei Toscani for Alzheimer has developed over all regional territory (http://www.regione.toscana.it/-/musei-toscani-per-l-alzheimer) and thanks to which Florentine Civic Museums saw a lot of elderly attend their rooms, get excited, observe, tell and remember.

Museo Novecento opens again his doors to families and RSA’s hosts proposing a path for elderly with dementia and for their caregivers, encouraging the attendance of the museum and his collections, so close to the partecipant’s biography, that see the 1900’s as “their” century.

We will stard on Friday, November 29, first presentation appointment for all, to later divide the participants in two groups with alternated meetings and conclude all together on Friday, January 31

Following the schedule below:

Group A       
– November 29, 3.30p.m – presentation meeting for all
– December 6 at 3.30pm
– December 20 at 3.30p.m
– January 17 at 3.30p.m
– January 31 at 3.30p.m – final meeting for all

Group B
– November 29 at 3.30p.m – presentation meeting for all
– December 13 at 3.30p.m
–  January 10  at 3.30p.m
–  January 24 at 3.30p.m
– January 31 at 3.30p.m- final meeting for all

For who: people with dementia and their caregivers

Where: Museo Novecento, Santa Maria Novella square, 10 Florence

When:  On Friday at 3.30pm, from November 29, 2019 to January 31, 2020.

Duration: 1h30’ for meeting

In each group the seats available will be balanced between elderly in RSA and elderly accompained by their families. The meetings will be conducted by MUS.E mediator and geriatric specialized operator.

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