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Art Therapy and Creative Aging: Reclaiming Elderhood, Health and Wellbeing

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Art Therapy and Creative Aging offers an integrated perspective on engaging with older people through the arts. Drawing from the author’s clinical, research and teaching experiences, the book explores how arts engagement can intertwine with …

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Creative ageing: the social policy challenge

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From the book description: “This collection begins with two premises: that our understanding of the nature and forms of creativity in later life remains limited and that dialogue between specialists in gerontology, the arts and …

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Creative Care: A Revolutionary Approach to Dementia and Elder Care

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From Anne’s website: “A MacArthur Genius Grant recipient pioneers a radical change in how we interact with older loved ones, especially those experiencing dementia, as she introduces a proven method that uses the creative arts …

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Creativity and Learning in Later Life: an Ethnography of Museum Education

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Creativity and Learning in Later Life examines how processes such as ‘creativity’ and ‘inspiration’ are experienced by writers who engage with the visual arts, and questions how age is perceived in relation to these processes. …

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Economic Foundations for Creative Ageing Policy, Volume I

via Springer Link   |   Books and Chapters

This book shows that global population aging is an opportunity to improve the quality of human life rather than a threat to economic competitiveness and stability. It describes the concept of the creative aging policy …

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Economic Foundations for Creative Ageing Policy, Volume II

via Springer Link   |   Books and Chapters

The second volume of, “Economic Foundations for Creative Ageing Policy” focuses on the public policy and management concepts related to the use of the opportunities that are created by population aging. Klimczuk covers theoretical analyses …

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Elderhood

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From the Elderhood book site: “Noted Harvard-trained geriatrician Louise Aronson uses stories from her quarter century of caring for patients and draws from history, science, literature, popular culture, and her own life to weave a …

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Successful Aging: A Neuroscientist Explores the Power and Potential of Our Lives

via Penguin Random House LLC.   |   Books and Chapters

From the Penguin Random House site: “Levitin looks at the science behind what we all can learn from those who age joyously, as well as how to adapt our culture to take full advantage of …

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