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Harry (Rick) Moody

From the website:

Harry (Rick) Moody, Ph.D., retired as Vice President and Director of Academic Affairs for AARP in Washington, DC. He is currently Visiting Professor at Fielding Graduate University and also serves as a Senior Fellow of Encore.Org.

Dr. Moody is the author of over 100 scholarly articles, as well as a number of books on human development and aging. His most recent book, The Five Stages of the Soul, was published by Doubleday Anchor Books and has been translated into seven languages worldwide. In 2011, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society on Aging; in 2010, the Robert Kahn Award for Successful Aging, from Masterpiece Living and in 2008 he was named by Utne Reader Magazine as one of  “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World.”

Community Led Library Service Development

From the Infopeople site:

Infopeople is part of the Califa Group, a nonprofit consortium of more than 230 libraries committed to unleashing the impact of libraries. Infopeople provides library staff quality continuing education opportunities that are tailored to library needs and developed by experienced library professionals.

Arts Organizations and Public Health: Developing Relationships and Programs to Address Local Health Priorities

Partners for Livable Communities (Partners) releases, “Arts Organizations and Public Health,” a guide to creating partnerships between art and health organizations. This primer was designed for the arts organization that wishes to initiate programming focused on local health issues, or create partnerships with health groups in order to best meet the needs of the community. Arts Organizations and Public Health identifies best practices of diverse arts organizations from around the United States to inform this work. The best practices can be used as references, and are cited throughout the publication to correlate with text.

Art Therapy: Enhancing the Lives of Older Adults

From the toolkit:

Art can be a powerful activity for older adults. For many seniors art is a lifelong passion, for others, art is a hobby that they never had the time to pursue. No matter the situation, having an art program in your community can contribute substantially to the overall quality of life of your residents.