The Creative Aging Resource

The Creative Aging Resource is a place to access and share resources that highlight the benefits of arts education for older adults.

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Cover art: Museums and Creative Aging: A Healthful Partnership

Landmark Creative Aging Report Issued by AAM is a Call to Change the Narrative on Aging

Opening with an overview of aging and ageism in our country, this report commissioned by the American Alliance of Museums documents actions being taken to foster positive aging, and profiles the work of museums providing creative aging programming.

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Rumriver Art Center’s Vitality Arts Virtual Gallery Show

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The Spring 2021 Vitality Arts Virtual Gallery Show features participant art from Rumriver Art Center’s virtual creative aging classes in acrylic painting, watercolor, and hand-built pottery. These programs are part of the Seeding Vitality Arts …

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How Self-Esteem Changes Over the Lifespan

via Psychology Today   |   Organization Profile

“Self-esteem builds over the lifespan and peaks at age 60.” This article from Psychology Today provides an overview of a recent survey of over 300 studies on how self-esteem is generally experienced over one’s lifespan. …

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Supporting Older Adults through Coronavirus: Ideas from Experts and Leaders Across NYC

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New York’s growing older adult population is facing unprecedented barriers accessing meals, groceries, medicine, and support services, and new levels of social isolation brought on by the novel coronavirus. CUF asked nearly two dozen experts …

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