Taft Center Students Display Artwork

Nancy Revell and Mason Bruton are pictured with paintings they created during an art class at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute.

Three of Chautauqua Adult Day Services, Taft Center participants attended art classes at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute over the spring and summer.

The classes were made possible through a grant from the Tri-County Arts Council furnished by the state Council on the Arts Decentralization Program.

The students worked with watercolors and were instructed by Robin Zifers Clark, a local artist. Their work was then displayed in a month-long exhibition at the institute.

Students included Janet Baker, Nancy Revell and Mason Bruton from the Taft Center.

Chautauqua Adult Day Services, offers senior day programs for adults 60 years of age and older who live in the community. The day programs enable seniors to have quality of life through socialization and activity programming. The sites provide breakfast, snack and a hot noon-time meal for participants. There is also a community recreation program that helps seniors participate in outings in the community. The sites offer pet therapy, ceramics, music programs, arts and crafts and more on an ongoing basis. In addition, the agency also has a Saturday program in Jamestown which helps participants stay involved in community events and out-door recreation.

The Chautauqua Adult Day Care Services is a not-for-profit United Way community partner that provides an affordable option for older adults in the community to remain independent and at home.

Chautauqua Adult Day Services, has four sites throughout Chautauqua County located in Westfield, Jamestown and Dunkirk. One of its sites in Jamestown, the Present Center is a program specifically for older adults with Alzheimer’s disease.

For more information, visit www.seniordayprograms.com or call Westfield at 326-6842, Dunkirk at 366-8786 or Jamestown at 665-4899.


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