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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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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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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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Frank Ingrasciotta, Teaching Artist

Articles and Blog Posts

In this interview, performing artist Frank Ingrasciotta, talks about how he discovered educational theatre and how one of his performances at a senior living center led him to teaching a memoir writing workshop to senior …

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Jilann Spitzmiller

via National Endowment for the Arts   |   Audio and Podcasts

In this podcast from the National Endowment for the Arts, award-winning filmmaker, Jilann Spitzmiller, talks about “Still Dreaming,” a film which looks at former actors over 80 in an assisted living facility rehearsing and performing, …

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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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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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Partnerships Key to Sustainability for Dances for a Variable Population

Case Studies

Through clear and innovative programming, active demonstration of program benefits, and equal investment in their community of teaching artists and participants, Dances for a Variable Population (DVP) has been able to build successful, lasting relationships …

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