Berna Huebner

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Berna G. Huebner is the founder of the Hilgos Foundation in Chicago, Illinois which supports and encourages the ongoing process of artistic creation with people who have different forms of dementia including Alzheimer's.[1]

She is the co-director [2] of I Remember Better When I Paint, a 2009 international documentary film which examines the positive impact of art on people with Alzheimer's [3] and shows how the creative arts can help Alzheimer's patients re-engage in life.

Huebner has served on the Boston University School of Medicine Alzheimer's Board and is Director of the Center for the Study of International Communications in Paris, France.[4] She is the former Research Director for Nelson Rockefeller when he was Governor of New York and then Vice President.[5]


  1. ^ "WBEZ Chicago Public Radio". July 29, 2010.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "New York Daily News". October 28, 2009. Archived from the original on 2011-10-07. Retrieved 2009-11-04.
  3. ^ "Pioneering doctor who championed dignity for the elderly". Financial Times article. July 17, 2010.
  4. ^ "Institute of International Studies, Missouri Southern State University". January 21, 2010. Archived from the original on May 29, 2010.
  5. ^ "How the life and death of the Chicago painter known as Hilgos helped bring art — and a better quality of life — to Alzheimer's patients". Miller-McCune magazine. December 21, 2010. Archived from the original on January 22, 2011.

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