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A Review of Arts and Aging Research: Revealing an Elusive but Promising Direction for the Era of the Third Age

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Abstract: “This article examines arts and aging research over a 40-year period in four highly visible gerontology journals. We examine the content, amount, and distribution of research between 1970 and 2009, identifying dominant themes and …

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Impact of Arts Participation on Health Outcomes for Older Adults

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The objective of this study was to present findings from a literature review on the documented health benefits of arts programs for older adults. A systematic literature review was conducted to examine research publications on …

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Use of Timeslips to Improve Communication in Persons With Moderate-Late Stage Dementia

via Humanities and the Arts, Journal of Aging   |   Research and Study

Abstract: “There is currently a lack of published research on the effectiveness of a creative expression (CE) program known as TimeSlips (TS), which has the goal of improving quality of life and social connectedness for …

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