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Participatory Arts for Older Adults: A Review of Benefits and Challenges

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Abstract: “This article reviews the scientific literature on the enhancement of healthy aging in older adults through active participation in the arts. Methodologies and conclusions are described for studies of dance, expressive writing, music (singing …

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The Cultural Value of Older People’s Experiences of Theater-Making: A Review.

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Abstract: “Although a number of existing reviews document the health and social benefits of arts participation by older people, there are none which focus specifically on theater and drama. This article presents the findings of …

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