Cirque du Aegis for 600 dementia patients

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Juggler (left) and Aegis of Callahan staff and residents seated near the stage. The juggler is with Animate Objects Physical Theater. Aegis of Callahan (in Shoreline) residents and staff are in the audience on the right side of the picture.

Perhaps they are too small to individually identify. But they are Aegis of Callahan General Manager Judy Adams (in red) to her left they are: Aegis of Callahan resident Bill Preston (wearing silver party hat, David Ovens (wearing light-colored shirt) and his mother, Carol Ovens, Aegis of Callahan resident.

On Thursday at the Lynnwood Convention Center, Cirque du Aegis drew a crowd of more than 600 from Aegis Living communities across the Puget Sound Area.

Trapeze artist with Animate Objects Physical Theater 

Cirque du Aegis represents a different way to entertain and engage those living with dementias like Alzheimer's disease in a controlled environment. More than 500 in the audience live with some form of dementia, like Alzheimer’s.

Contortionist at the Cirque du Aegis

The free event, sponsored by Aegis Living, a leader in the assisted living industry, featured musicians, jugglers, acrobats, aerialists, magicians and contortionists in the Cirque du Soleil style.

Aegis Callahan House is located at 15100 1st Ave NE, Shoreline 98155.


Unknown May 30, 2016 at 6:07 PM  

Amy Best is the best event planner! Great job Amy!

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