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Sunrise Senior Living Blog

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See Amazing Art Created By Older People

Art of Sunrise exhibition All this week, Sunrise Senior Living care homes and nursing homes are hosting an exhibition of art with a difference. Every single one of the 54 works of art on show has been created by a Sunrise resident, the oldest of whom is 101 years old.

The Art of Sunrise exhibition is taking place simultaneously at each of the 27 Sunrise communities in the UK. Admission is free. Simply call your local Sunrise first to let them know you want to see the exhibition.

Here are just a few examples of the work you'll see during your visit.

Beach at Port Lonsdale 

Beach at Port Lonsdale by Joy Stern, 89, from Sunrise of Purley

Joy has had a lifelong interest in art, but claims to be "still looking" for her talent. "I find art very relaxing and totally different from any other activity."

 

Boat at Sea by Leslie Disney, 84, Sunrise of Fleet

Leslie is a resident of Sunrise of Fleet's Reminiscence Neighbourhood, dedicated to caring for people living with dementia. Every Sunrise community has a Reminiscence Neighbourhood, offering dementia care.

 

Tree Ablaze with Sunshine by Major John Cook, 90, Sunrise of Southbourne

Major John Cook certainly has a fine eye, as demonstrated in this study of a sunlit tree.

The Art of Sunrise exhibition is open at every Sunrise community all this week, until Friday 19th June.

 

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