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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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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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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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Economic Foundations for Creative Ageing Policy, Volume II

via Springer Link   |   Books and Chapters

The second volume of, “Economic Foundations for Creative Ageing Policy” focuses on the public policy and management concepts related to the use of the opportunities that are created by population aging. Klimczuk covers theoretical analyses …

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Finding an “Oasis in the Abyss”

Articles and Blog Posts

Teaching Artist, Susan Willerman, has been teaching “Writing From Life” at Morningside Retirement and Health Services in the Washington Heights neighborhood of NYC for 26 consecutive years. The class started as a program of Elders …

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Implementing and Expanding Virtual Programming For Older Adults

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From engAGED’s e-blast:  “With virtual programming here to stay as a way to reach older adults who are reluctant or unable to attend in person, engAGED worked with Project Advisory Committee member and subcontracted partner …

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Love in a Cold Climate: Creative Ageing in Finland

via The Baring Foundation   |   Reports

From the report details: How is Finland approaching the creative and cultural rights of and provision for older people? This report is aimed at practitioners such as artists and carers, as well as policy makers …

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Sandra Drabant, Teaching Artist

Articles and Blog Posts

In this interview, Sandra Drabant, a formally trained art teacher, art therapist and mixed media artist talks about her experience working in the Projects Department at the United Methodist Retirement Communities (UMRC), where she taught …

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Silver Kite Intergenerational Theatre: Performing Stories, Sharing Lives

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Silver Kite Intergenerational Theatre Company recruits diverse performers who represent a range of ages, races, genders, and experiences. Together, they create original theatre pieces that incorporate their personal stories. Performances are offered in community centers, …

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Treasury of Arts Activities for Older People: Volume 1

via The Baring Foundation   |   Toolkits

From the report details: A highly popular collection of 50 creative activities for use in any setting with older people. Contributed by arts organisations and artists across the UK.

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