Resources

The Lifetime Arts 2021 Year in Review

Videos

Lifetime Arts has stayed true to our mission and expanded our impact in our field in each of the years since our founding in 2008, and 2021 was no exception. This past year, we added …

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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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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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Navigating Healthy Aging in a Complicated Time

Articles and Blog Posts

The Central Vermont Council on the Arts (CVCOA) recently launched its 2021 Creative Care Kit Project which provides homebound or isolated older adults with access to teaching artists online, kits to support art-making in the …

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Aging and Ageism: Mental Health Issues in the Wake of COVID-19

Videos

This lecture, by Professor William E. Haley of the University of South Florida School of Aging Studies, provides an excellent analysis of ageism, how it can affect the mental health of older adults, how it …

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Treasury of Arts Activities for Older People: Volume 1

via The Baring Foundation   |   Toolkits

From the report details: A highly popular collection of 50 creative activities for use in any setting with older people. Contributed by arts organisations and artists across the UK.

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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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Key Workers: Creative Ageing in Lockdown and Beyond

via The Baring Foundation   |   Reports

From the report details: On 23 March 2020, many arts organisations working with older people ‘went remote’ almost overnight, with most starting from scratch. They provided live creative sessions online, demonstrated activities on YouTube, made …

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Older and Wiser? Creative Ageing in the UK 2010-19

via The Baring Foundation   |   Reports

From the report details: A review of the development of the UK creative aging sector over the past decade, examining how far has it come and considering where it should go next.

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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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