Community Partners

The following is a list of local institutions or programs that Arts in Medicine has collaborated with. For some of these institutions, you have the opportunity to propose your own program idea as a group, pair or individually. Explore the opportunities below to see if your interests and learning objectives might align with who they serve.

The Senior Recreation Center

The Senior Recreation Center – a membership-based recreation and activity center that provides enriching and enjoyable programming for local seniors both virtually and in person.

Al’z Place

Al’z Place -a facility that provides adult day care, activities, and events for people age 18+ with Alzheimer’s disease or severe memory impairment

Oak Hammock

Oak Hammock at the University of Florida – a retirement community offering events, classes and opportunities to its residents.

Center for Independent Living

Center for Independent Living

The mission of the Center for Independent Living of North Central Florida is to empower people with disabilities to achieve their goals for independence by advocating for and improving:
· Community inclusion
· Access to services and resources
· Civil rights and equality

Down to Dance

Down to Dance – “Down to Dance is a UF student organization that hosts dance workshops for individuals who have Down syndrome. Through a partnership with Gigi’s Playhouse, we launched a national program that uses research in Arts & Medicine to help these children develop their motor skills, cognitive skills, and social inclusivity. Most importantly, we hope to deliver Smiles and Fun with Trisomy 21.”