Eileen Schwartz is participating in the Caregiver Smile Summit
Eileen is participating in the Caregiver Smile Summit.
Eileen Schwartz is an Artist, Writer, Educator, and Founder of Healing Art for Caregivers. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Art Institute of Chicago in painting and a Masters of Education from San Diego State University specializing in developmental disabilities. She’s a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP). She started her career in San Diego where she developed creative art programs for adults with special needs. After 9/11, she founded and developed a non-profit, Flags Across The Nation to promote patriotism through the arts. She curated over 60 art exhibits and events in San Diego and Charlotte. NC.
Moving to Charlotte, from 2004 until 2016 Eileen was her mom’s full- time caregiver. She continue to creat art programs for adults with special needs, memory issues and developed free art classes for veterans of the USA. After her mom’s passing in 2016, Eileen focused her attention on helping others work with caregivers and individuals who were diagnosed with memory issues. She founded Healing Art for Caregivers to creatively help clients with memory issues, as well as providing healing art activities and games for caregivers and veterans with PTSD and stress related problems.
Her topic is: Explore the Healing Benefits of Creating Art for Caregivers