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A Community Choir Intervention to Promote Well-Being Among Diverse Older Adults: Results From the Community of Voices Trial

via The Oxford Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences   |   Research and Studies

This article reports on a randomized control study of the effects of a Community of Voices choir intervention on the “health, well-being and health care costs of racial/ethnically diverse” adults 60 years and older. Sixty-five …

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Aging Better with the Denver Public Library: Report on Older Adult Services

Reports

The Aging Better Report by Denver Public Library (DPL) on its 2019-2020 Older Adult Services is more than the usual departmental report. It is based on a philosophy about aging and learning, exemplified in the …

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Beading with the Big Chief Darryl Montana at the Louisiana State Museum

Case Studies

After conducting community assessments and connecting with local artists, The Louisiana State Museum (LSM) team designed a creative aging workshop series representative of the interests and cultures of the people they sought to serve. The …

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

Case Studies

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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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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Create+Collaborate at LACMA

Case Studies

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has a long history of offering art-making classes for all ages, and the museum staff has witnessed the transformative power of the creative process. LACMA used an …

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Creative Aging in NYC Report

via Creative Aging in NYC   |   Reports

From the report’s overview: “The blossoming field of creative aging promotes opportunities for older adults to engage in the arts through community-based programs. Evidence supports many benefits of creative aging—for older adults who participate, the …

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Greenwich House Pivots to Online in Response to COVID-19

Case Studies

When the COVID-19 crisis began, the staff at Greenwich House in New York City worked tirelessly to ensure that all of their members had access to the meal services that they absolutely rely on. However, …

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Intergenerational Programming: Working Stories at School One

Case Studies

Intergenerational programming is traditionally structured in a model that puts the older adult into a mentor role of the younger person. Often it is the younger person who creates the work inspired by the older …

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Leveraging Existing Infrastructure for Creative Aging at Brooklyn Public Library

Case Studies

Supported wholeheartedly by Brooklyn Public Library’s (BPL) leadership, creative aging programming has become an integral part of the library’s offerings for their older adults. By leveraging pre-existing resources and infrastructure and dedicating support towards the …

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