Browse “Intergenerational”

70-year-old Antoon Weemers at STRP for the first time

via Innovation Origens   |   Articles and Blog Posts

This brief article spotlights Antoon Weemers, a retired furniture maker, as an example of the older adults who take part in SRTP Senior, a participatory technology-art program offered by STRP, a digital arts agency based …

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Aging Gracefully: Pallette, an Intergenerational Arts Program, Pairs VCU Students with Senior Adults to Overcome Ageism Through Art

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Pallette is a program of Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Arts’ Department of Dance and Choreography that was started in 2014 to enable interdisciplinary health profession students to work with older adults on creative projects. …

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Antonia Perez, Teaching Artist

Articles and Blog Posts

In this interview with Lifetime Arts trainer and teaching artist, Antonia Perez, she talks about how an interaction she had with a group of children where she taught them how to paint a public mural …

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Celebrating Intergenerational Diversity

Reports

An evaluation of three projects working with younger and older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people This article discusses and evaluates three programs carried out in 2011 by Age UK that aimed “to promote solidarity …

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Community Spotlight: Photography and Memory Project

Programs and Initiatives

The Photography and Memory Project is a four-year initiative of the Denver Art Museum, Denver University (DU), and the Denver Public Library that brought DU students and older adults together to exchange personal snapshots and …

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Connecting Generations in Senior Center Housing: A Program Implementation Toolkit

Toolkits

This toolkit was developed by Generations United and the Leading Age LTSS Center @UMass Boston with funding from the RRF Foundation for Aging (formerly the Retirement Research Foundation). It was designed specifically to help senior …

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Dance Exchange “Dance On” Program

Programs and Initiatives

Dance On is a program developed by the Dance Exchange in Takoma Park, MD, that brings together its creative aging and intergenerational dance programs. These include an annual Dance On Festival for older adults, educators, …

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Developing the Art–Technology Intergenerational Community Program for Older Adults’ Health and Social Connectedness

Research and Studies

This report on ACIT (an intergenerational art-technology program) discusses the development, implementation, and evaluation of a university-based initiative designed to use art to promote individual older adults’ health, well-being, and social connectedness. College students worked …

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Developing the Art–Technology Intergenerational Community Program for Older Adults’ Health and Social Connectedness

Reports

This report on ACIT (an intergenerational art-technology program) discusses the development, implementation and evaluation of a university based initiative designed to use art to promote individual older adults’ health, well-being, and social connectedness. College students …

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Digital Gold: Queering Flat Spaces

via American Alliance of Museums (AAM)   |   Articles and Blog Posts

During week eight of the LGBTQIA+ creative aging program, “Stay Gold,” offered at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Tucson, COVID-19 hit and forced the museum to shut down. This article focuses on how the …

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