Unleashing the Healing Power of Art: Innovative Solutions for Brain Health Explored on Health Channel Town Hall

For years, artists and performers have benefitted from participating in their art forms. Now, scientists have discovered how these art forms can combat neurological disabilities and disorders. In South Florida PBS Health Channel’s Town Hall, Finding Hope: The Healing Power of Art, experts in arts and neurological functioning solutions, resources, and insights on how these methods can benefit people suffering from Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, depression, and more.
The town hall was held LIVE on the Health ChannelAllHealthGo’s Facebook and YouTube pages, and at AllHealthTV.com/townhall on Monday, June 3rd at 7 PM.
Find answers to questions like these and more:
  • What art form is best for people with Tourette’s?
  • How does music make a difference in patients with Alzheimer’s?
  • How do singing and listening to music help counteract the effects of aphasia?
  • What are the benefits of dance for people with Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and dementia?
  • How do required arts programs and classes help with brain development in children?
  • How does painting help people dealing with neurological illnesses?
Moderated by Health Channel host Carla Hill, the outstanding panel of experts included:
  • Bama Lutes Deal, Ph.D. – Palm Beach County Neuroarts Collaborative
  • LaToya Lewis, Ed.D, CI, MSN, RN – Associate Professor, University of Miami
  • Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D. – President & CEO, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation & Host, Healthy Minds
  • Cindy Surman – Assistant to the Directors, Boca Ballet Theatre
  • Blake Davis, LPN – Education Program Manager, Alzheimer’s Community Care
About the Health Channel:  
AllHealthGo is South Florida PBS’ exciting new digital health media venture that is building a trusted source of health and wellness information for consumers hungry for information and understanding. Through AllHealthGo’s Health Channel, the only 24/7 health and wellness TV channel in the country, we connect you with medical and well-being specialists in real-time, promoting healthier lifestyle options. In partnership with prestigious organizations, the service aims to empower you with the most up-to-date information, enabling you to take more control of your and your family’s health. To complement the live interactions with medical and well-being specialists, AllHealthGo offers a robust companion digital platform that provides access to specialized services. To learn more about the Health Channel visit, www.AllHealthTV.com.

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