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Caregivers, loved ones invited to free art event

SunTree Adult Day center hosts a “Caregiving On Canvas” free art event for caregivers and those they care for, 4-6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2 at the center, 4120 N. 20th St.

Mary Segall, left, and her mother Joan Ketterer enjoy the inaugural “Caregiving On Canvas” free art event at SunTree Adult Day for Seniors, held in December. The center is hosting a second event on April 2 (submitted photo).

Mary Segall, left, and her mother Joan Ketterer enjoy the inaugural “Caregiving On Canvas” free art event at SunTree Adult Day for Seniors, held in December. The center is hosting a second event on April 2 (submitted photo).

Art Therapist Stephanie Brinkop will guide the evening with fun and “how-to’s” for both new and seasoned artists. Take home the art you and your loved one create. Light hors d’oeuvres and punch will be served.

SunTree first hosted this event in December and it was such a great success that the center plans to bring it back on a regular basis.

It was so exciting to see caregivers and their care recipient enjoy a memorable and fun experience together,” says Van Nguyen, administrator, SunTree Adult Day. “It was also interesting to see them create a painting together.”

Space is limited. For more information or to RSVP, call 602-441-4900 or e-mail van@SunTreeCenter.com.

SunTree is an adult day center for seniors age 55 and older that provides caregiving, day respite, resources, and education to family caregivers. The center specializes in caring for those with dementia and Alzheimer’s while focusing on helping working professionals and families balance work and family caregiving.

SunTree is license by the Department of Health Services and is contracted with Area Agency on Aging and Arizona Alzheimer’s Association. SunTree accepts Long Term Care Insurance and ALTCS (Medicaid). Sponsorships are available for those who qualify, and additional rates and information are available.

The center’s hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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