Month: April 2024

Brushstrokes of Healing: The Benefits of Art Therapy

adult painting artwork at a table

Exploring the Transformative Power of Art Therapy at Active Day In therapeutic practices where verbal communication often falls short in capturing the complexities of human experience, art emerges as a profound tool for expression. Art therapy blends creative processes with psychotherapeutic techniques, acting as a conduit for self-discovery, healing, and emotional understanding. Since its formal […]

Challenges Facing the Growing Senior Population

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Assisting the rising senior population According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of Americans ages 65 and older is projected to increase from 58 million in 2022 to 82 million by 2050 (a 47% increase). The 65-and-older age group’s share of the total population is projected to rise from 17% to 23%. Today, the […]

Benefits of Transition Programs for Adults with Special Abilities

adult with special abilities smiling and taking a customers' order at a coffee shop

Empowering Adults with Special Abilities in the Workforce In the journey towards fostering inclusive communities, adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) face distinctive challenges. This is particularly true in the realm of employment. Achieving meaningful employment is a pathway to independence, self-esteem, and social integration for adults with IDD. By offering a supportive environment […]