The University of Alabama student Shelby Hatchet and Morning Pointe of Tuscaloosa (AL) resident Patricia Riley flex their creative muscles as they work on an art project together. Every Thursday, Hatchet visits the assisted living and Alzheimer’s memory care community to lead Riley in art therapy activities as part of the UA Honors College’s Art to Life seminar, which pairs trained art therapists with individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease. “Spending time with Shelby has been very beneficial for Ms. Riley,” said Morning Pointe Lantern program director Kimberly Adams. “She is so excited to have a new friend!”

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