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Connecting Socially Isolated Older Rural Adults With Older Volunteers Through Expressive Arts

via The Canadian Journal on Aging   |   Research and Study

Employing a participatory arts-based research approach, we examined an innovative program from rural Ontario, Canada, designed to address social isolation among older people. Older socially isolated adults were matched to trained volunteers, where in dyads, …

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The Effect of Community-Based Arts Participation on Older Adults’ Well-Being

via The Canadian Journal on Aging   |   Research and Study

This mixed-methods study evaluated the effect of a community-engaged arts program on the physical, emotional, and social well-being of seniors. Weekly workshops were offered over a three-year period at community centers where artists worked with …

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