Browse “Gene D. Cohen”

A Review of Arts and Aging Research: Revealing an Elusive but Promising Direction for the Era of the Third Age

via Humanities and the Arts, Journal of Aging   |   Research and Study

Abstract: “This article examines arts and aging research over a 40-year period in four highly visible gerontology journals. We examine the content, amount, and distribution of research between 1970 and 2009, identifying dominant themes and …

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Creativity in Older Adults: A Plethora of Possibilities

via Issues in Mental Health Nursing   |   Research and Study

Abstract: “Aging continues to be an important topic of study. For many older adults, the elder years can be a challenging, if not difficult, time. Creativity interventions have been shown to positively affect mental and …

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Lifetime Arts: Delivering Arts Education Programs for Today’s Older Adults

via Public Libraries   |   Article and Blog Post

Now in its fifth year, the Creative Aging Public Libraries Project is a demonstration and capacity-building program that supports collaborations between professional teaching artists and public libraries resulting in free instructional arts programs for older …

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The Effects of Choral Singing on Older Adults

via Art Works Blog   |   Article and Blog Post

The number of older adults is rapidly increasing throughout the world. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that the number of adults over age 65 in the U.S. will almost double by 2030. There is a …

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