OPICA: AN INNOVATIVE PROGRAM FOR THOSE WITH MEMORY LOSS

Here’s how this week’s arts and culture column begins:

OPICA (Optimistic People in a Caring Atmosphere) is an adult day program and counseling center for people with dementia.

Their programs include music and art, a rich variety of cognitive and physical exercise, and breakout groups centered on culture, storytelling, and peer support. 

Located in Stoner Park in West Los Angeles, OPICA has no religious affiliation but has received generous leadership and fundraising support from local Catholic individuals and organizations.  Mary Bomba’s mother attended OPICA three days a week for the last eight years of her life.

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2 Replies to “OPICA: AN INNOVATIVE PROGRAM FOR THOSE WITH MEMORY LOSS”

  1. Ingrid Christensen says: Reply

    What a wonderful place! So glad to know that some of the elderly have such a caring place to be.

    1. HEATHER KING says: Reply

      I know, Ingrid, I wish I lived next door to this place, just in case when the time comes…thanks for the support!

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