Blog: 'Guest Services' Posts
January 21, 2019
Over the last few months we’ve been working on a project called Gifts from the Guests. This has allowed us to bring local artists, volunteers, our Guests and staff together to collaborate on making unique pieces of art that we will share as gifts with special friends and supporters in the Indianapolis community, and beyond....
  Hi Everyone! My name is Brittany, and this semester I had the pleasure of facilitating a six-week art therapy group at Joy’s House. I am a Master of Arts in Art Therapy candidate at Herron School of Art and Design, Indiana University Purdue University-Indianapolis (IUPUI). After submitting a proposal for my graduate thesis, I...
Joy’s House is blessed to be surrounded by an abundance of supporters in the community, and it is for that reason that we want to do something to give back to the people who make it all possible. We are excited to announce the first event in our new Joyful Giving Project. The mission of...
Mr. Charles is a 90 year old man living with a myriad of diagnoses and is still very much in love with life. His kind and gentle, yet strong nature draw people in to learn more about him, to glean wisdom and to simply be in the presence of such an honorable man. Mr. Charles...
Chances are that you have heard of Alzheimer’s disease. But, do you know the man after whom this memory robbing disease is named? Alois Alzheimer Alois Alzheimer was born on June 14, 1864, in the small Bavarian town of Marktbreit, Germany. He excelled in science and attended the Universities of Berlin, Tübingen and Wurzburg, where...
As we move into and through 2017, Joy’s House is focusing on LOVE. And really, could there be a more complex emotion to take on? Love is deep, people. Really deep. There is romantic love and agape love. There is self-love and goodwill, momentary love and friendship, playful love and love of things or foods...