Art Therapy

Memories in the Making®
A fine arts program for people with dementia

About the Memories in the Making®

Art program Memories in the Making®, introduced in 1988, is a signature art program of the Alzheimer’s Association Orange County Chapter.

It is a unique program allowing persons with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia to express themselves through art.


The benefits of MIM can be that it:
• Improves self-esteem
• Serves as an outlet for emotions
• Increases attention span and focus
• Activates neurons
• Reduces isolation and provides opportunity to socialize
• Taps in pockets of memories that still exist
• Reconnects families