#VisualPeople: Cassie Ackerman on the Mega Power of Art in Long-Term Care

by Samantha Mehra This week in the Visual People series: Meet Cassie Ackerman, a Toronto-based recreational therapist working to improve the lives of those in long-term care. We talk art education, healing through doing, and the impact of inviting the visual into the worlds of seniors. SM: First, let’s talk “journey”. What led you into…

The King.

Behold: THE KING! My dad fancies himself Elvis’ number one fan, so I drew this for him to use as his new desktop wallpaper. I don’t know – I think Elvis would be proud. -SM