Raul Rico is a Chicago native who is interested in the idea of integrating art and music into the caring for older adults. Rico has cared for younger family members with learning disabilities and also worked at a childcare center while working towards his Bachelor’s degree at Middlbury College. Rico studied psychology and studio arts, and was first exposed to work with older adults through his coursework. He now regularly brings his musical and artistic talents to his visits with clients in way that is meaningful for them. When he is not working, Rico enjoys woodturning and playing his guitar.