The Importance of Art in the Life of a Woman Battling Dementia

By Desiree Negrin Marianne Waldman of Fair Haven, N.J. sits down for an art session at Zakiaz Whimsical Shoppe on Oct. 27, 2018. (VMM photo by Desiree Negrin) Stewart Waldman of Fair Haven, N.J. met the love of his life, Marianne, on one of their first days of college. They lived in the same dorm, fell in love, and married in 1980. Together, they lived in multiple cities throughout the United States, as well as Italy and Amsterdam before settling down in New Jersey. As a young girl, Marianne loved writing and art. She continued to create throughout high school … Continue reading The Importance of Art in the Life of a Woman Battling Dementia