About Us

The Society for the Arts in Dementia Care is a non-profit organization dedicated to knowledge dissemination and education to improve the quality of lives of older adults and seniors with dementia through the creative arts. Founded in 2005, the head office is located in BC, Canada. In 2007, an affiliate was created in Perth, Australia. The Society hosts workshops and conferences on Creative Expression, Communication and Dementia (CECD).

The Society’s Mission

The Society for the Arts in Dementia Care is built on the premise that older adults and people living with dementia have the right to dignity, to be heard and to be valued. The Society provides an interdisciplinary forum for creative expression with older adults by bringing together academic research and practical knowledge. The Society aims to disseminate knowledge and establish links with organizations with similar values worldwide, thereby improving the quality of life of older adults, especially those living with dementia.