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‘I Like It, Actually’: Why So Many Older People Thrive in Lockdown

via The New York Times   |   Article and Blog Post

The New York Times’ John Leland reports: “People age 70 and up account for two-thirds of all coronavirus deaths in New York, though they make up less than 10 percent of the population. Yet many …

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“Tell me about a time when you were resilient.”

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For the past three years, Dane Stauffer has been teaching a storytelling program series at the Park Square Theater in Minneapolis, MN. Dane was in the middle of teaching the last segment when COVID-19 forced …

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10*10*10: Free Poetry Workshops with Dave Johnson

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From March 23 through March 27, Lifetime Arts Roster Artist Dave Johnson partnered with Poets House to host 10-minute poetry workshops at 10AM EST. In the workshop, participants tuned in to write a quick poem …

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11 Tips for Maintaining a Creative Practice, When Home Is Your Studio

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The following is a post published by Pratt Institute to aid their student and faculty communities during COVID-19. The tips are universally relevant for anyone who wants to create at home. “COVID-19 has quickly changed …

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As Programming Goes, So Does Training (Online)

Below are links to free, online creative aging training recordings, as well as highlights of upcoming training opportunities in the U.S. The pandemic has not only impaired the ability to offer in-person programming to older …

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Careful Planning and Continuous Refinement: Online Programming Success for Museo de Historia, Antropología, y Arte

Case Study

Having been a member of the 2019-2020 Aroha’ Philanthropies’ Seeding Vitality Arts in Museums cohort, Museo de Historia, Antropología, y Arte had some experience delivering remote creative aging programming when they applied for and received …

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Careful Planning, Continuous Refinement, Innovative Solutions for Online Programming in San Juan, PR

In September and October 2020, Museo de Historia, Antropología, y Arte in San Juan delivered a new, fully-online visual arts program, La Vida es un Arte 2.0, (Life is an Art Form 2.0) during strict …

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Connect Through Creativity Now: Social Distancing Doesn’t Have to Equal Social Isolation

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“Making sure that arts programs for older adults provide social engagement opportunities intentionally connected to the art-making is at the heart of Lifetime Arts’ recommendations, supported by important research. We’ve decided to launch a campaign …

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Creative Aging 101: Taking Steps to Build Your Program

Academic Course

During this challenging time when in-person training and programming are “on pause,” Lifetime Arts is offering this free, abridged version of our day-long, in-person Creative Aging training to anyone interested in learning more about this …

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Creative Aging Art in a Box Class

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From the Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) site: “MCA is so excited to be continuing to offer unique programs geared towards adults ages 55+. During this home based class, each participant will get a …

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