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Acting Out! An Intergenerational Theatre Performance

Videos

Gloria King and Jarahn Cosby perform, “Acting Out!,” at “Advancing Creative Aging in NYC,” a convening held on February 7, 2020 at the Ford Foundation in New York to celebrate and share the findings from …

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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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Bernie D’Ettorre, Teaching Artist

Articles and Blog Posts

In this interview, visual artist Bernie D’Ettorre talks about how she began teaching art classes to Alzheimer’s patients at area art galleries. This led to her teaching Creative Aging classes to senior groups at nursing …

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Create with The Carle! at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

Case Studies

To position themselves as a place intended for all ages, The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art developed a creative aging program series, “Create with The Carle!” These programs offered adults the opportunity to …

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Creative Aging 101: Recruiting Participants in Senior Centers

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In this Lifetime Arts “Teaching Artist Talks” video, Vinny Mraz and Antonia Perez discuss Vinny’s experiences engaging and recruiting participants for creative aging programs held in senior centers.

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Creative Aging: Enriching the Lives of Older Adults Through Arts Education

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“Enriching the Lives of Older Adults through Arts Education,” explains what creative aging programming is about, underscores the value of employing professional teaching artists whose curricula and teaching style provide a socially-supportive learning environment, and …

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Dave Johnson, Teaching Artist

Articles and Blog Posts

In this interview with poet and teaching artist, Dave Johnson, he talks about how he got started as a teaching artist at Poets House, a poetry library in New York City. His teaching artist career …

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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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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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