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Creativity Matters: The Arts and Aging Toolkit

Toolkit

From The Arts and Aging Toolkit: This resource is designed for leaders and program staff in public, nonprofit, and for-profit arts and humanities organizations and institutions and in healthcare and aging services organizations, corporations,and institutions. …

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Finding an “Oasis in the Abyss”

Article and Blog Post

Teaching Artist, Susan Willerman, has been teaching “Writing From Life” at Morningside Retirement and Health Services in the Washington Heights neighborhood of NYC for 26 consecutive years. The class started as a program of Elders …

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Paul Ferrara, Teaching Artist

Article and Blog Post

in this interview with visual and performing artist Paul Ferrara, he talks about how he began teaching art on a volunteer basis at a senior center in my neighborhood. He was inspired when he attended …

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The Creativity and Aging Study: the Impact of Professionally Conducted Cultural Programs on Older Adults Final Report (April 2006)

Research and Study

From the executive summary: In 2001, the National Endowment for the Arts developed a cooperative agreement with The George Washington University to conduct a multisite national study with the aim of measuring the impact of …

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