Human life span increases as the human civilization grows, but the retirement age is same, within 60/65 years s/he gets retired from her/his full time job/profession whatever it may be-finding nothing to do passionately they feel bored and irritated-at this phase Art THERAPY would be a great help.Art will keep senior citizens focus, motivated and always hopeful. It keeps them young in mind-if someone is young in mind s/he can conquer any tough situation with a smiling face. Art Therapist will train “How to be evergreen at 60s/70s/80s and so on. But it needs regular training and practice-depending on it creativity of you will take the shape and form.
Art Therapist will help you to grow with the process of art making-end product is not our issue-more you enjoy the process of growing happy with mindfulness more you enjoy life around. Art will fill your emotion with colour, form, plan to do more and also creativity.
When you do not like to talk or you are tired of talking/chatting –when you neither in busy schedule of daily life nor in routine work start enjoying time on your own way of imagination through canvas/craft materials.
Art Therapist has no interest to develop immediate skill –s/he needs to make you feel. It is not your perfection, it is your communication –it is your expression-your silent image of thoughts and observations. Art Therapist makes you to enjoy the freedom of expression created in the canvas by senior clients which s/he is desirous to produce.
It’s not shame to hold brush after 20 years-it is not embarrassing to scratch on a canvas before the junior members of your family-it’s a journey-now you begin journey towards the joy, peace, fulfillment of your silent expression to the World of Today. So my Senior Friends! Just Start, we all wait to see another world of you-the colour of gonna Days………….. By Dr Rupa Talukdar and the members of her Team MIND'S EYE