P3: Health and Wellness – From the Heart: Illuminating the Care in Person-Centered Care

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Arena Stage, Ammerman

How are the arts being deployed in person-centered care? This session will explore the question as participants engage in an open dialogue on the practice of healing with arts in different ethnic and faith groups. 


  1. Address the importance of high-level decision-making and support from management in the context of health and wellness paradigms. 
  2. Discuss the varying approaches, including integrated and alternative medicine and healing arts, within different faith or ethnic groups.


  • Elizabeth Lokon, Director, Opening Minds Through the Arts at Scripps Gerontology Center
  • Ricardo Mowatt, CLC Coordinator, National Center for Creative Aging and D.C. Veterans Affairs Medical Center


  • Laura Krejci, Associate Director, Veterans Affairs, Office of Patient Centered Care & Cultural Transformation