With no cure in sight, the families of Alzheimer’s sufferers must find ways to delay the loss of memories and function. Many are turning to art therapy to hopefully give back what the disease has taken away. Participating in art therapy classes can stimulate the brain and senses to trigger dormant memories and encourage conversation.
Luqman Reza Mulyono or better known to the world as ‘jongkie’ is an artist & illustrator from Kota Wisata Batu, Indonesia. He has been recognized for his unique methods of creating his work that has redefined the use of watercolors. Jongkie combines clear, precise brush strokes with the signature blurring, fading look of watercolor.
It is very important for the person diagnosed with Alzheimer’s to have the full support of their family members. For family members, there can be many conflicts caused by decisions about treatment, living arrangements, and finances. Additional family dynamics prior to the diagnosis could affect how individuals react and see their roles in providing care and support.