Spring 2024 Art Shows!

FSU-OMA concluded the Spring 2024 program with two celebratory art shows held at our partner facilities (The Grove at Canopy and Tapestry Senior Living). This Spring marked the second semester running our Opening Minds through Art program. We had 13 student interns paired with people living with dementia as well as 9 FSU Law students […]

Dr. Dawn Carr featured in USA TODAY article about Mitch McConnell’s retirement

Mitch McConnell’s retirement raises the question of, how does one determine when to retire from their career? Dr. Dawn Carr is cited, stating “When we see our future as a horizon and that is shortening, our goals shift away from money, power, accomplishments, influence. We focus more on emotions, on legacy, on not wasting time […]

OMA at the Florida State Guardianship Association Conference

Dr. Dawn Carr (Director of the Claude Pepper Center) and Suzanne Monroe Smith (OMA Program Lead) presented at the 2024 Florida State Guardianship Association Conference. They spoke about FSU-Opening Minds through Art, and the importance of person-centered care as the older adult population rises.

Dr. Dawn Carr Featured in Wallet Hub Article: Best & Worst States for Doctors

Medicine is changing rapidly, and the way it is taught and practiced has to change too. The industry faces an aging population, new regulations and technological breakthroughs. Dr. Dawn Carr was interviewed on how policy affects medical practice, issues facing doctors today, and more. Visit the article here