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“A Storied Life”: A New Generation of Digital Storytellers Emerges

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In January, the culminating event for, “A Storied Life,” a 12-week digital storytelling workshop, taught by Theresa Dawson, was held at the Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) and offered in partnership with The Knolls, a …

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“Performed by the People Who Lived It”: Theatre 55 Stages Shows Older Adults Want

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In this blog post, Lifetime Arts Co-Founder and Executive Director, Ed Friedman, talks about Theatre 55, a  company founded in 2018 by Richard Hitchler in St. Paul, Minnesota, whose mission is “to enrich the lives …

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“Tell me about a time when you were resilient.”

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For the past three years, Dane Stauffer has been teaching a storytelling program series at the Park Square Theater in Minneapolis, MN. Dane was in the middle of teaching the last segment when COVID-19 forced …

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Around the World in 80 Creative Ageing Projects

via The Baring Foundation   |   Reports

From the report details: In the spirit of Phileas Fogg (who had open credit with Barings Bank), this book reveals 80 projects offering arts (of all forms) to older people from Europe, Asia, the US, …

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Boston Creative Aging Program Highlights

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Earlier this year, Mayor Martin J. Walsh along with the Age Strong Commission and the Office of Arts and Culture announced a partnership with Goddard House Community Initiatives and Lifetime Arts that has brought free …

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Creative Aging Enrollment at Pasadena Conservatory of Art Increases

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Since the fall of 2018, the Pasadena Conservatory of Music, part of the National Guild for Community Art Education’s Catalyzing Creative Aging Initiative, has continued to see an enrollment increase due to its adult 55+ …

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Creative Aging Influences Organizational Strategy at Rumriver Art Center

Case Studies

Rumriver Art Center’s Seeding Vitality Arts programming exceeded their expectations and became a driving force behind their organizational strategy. Having realized that sustaining creative aging programs at the Center would require total alignment of programmatic, …

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David DeBlieck, Teaching Artist

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Teaching artist, David DeBlieck currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Dance in the Theater Department at the College of St Benedict & St John’s University. Since 2010, David has conducted numerous workshops and …

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Debra Pasquerette, Teaching Artist

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Debra Pasquerette, teaching artist and Manager of Community Engagement at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, CA, has worked with people of all generations across the community. As part of GRoW @ The …

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Economic Foundations for Creative Ageing Policy, Volume I

via Springer Link   |   Books and Chapters

This book shows that global population aging is an opportunity to improve the quality of human life rather than a threat to economic competitiveness and stability. It describes the concept of the creative aging policy …

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