Best Practices in Intergenerational Arts Education Program Design from Lifetime Arts


Intergenerational arts programs provide exciting, engaging opportunities for younger and older people to generate artwork together. Lifetime Arts has developed the following set of best practices for creative aging specialists and general arts education practitioners …

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Empowering Creativity for All: How Universal Design Makes Creative Aging Programs Thrive

Creative Aging Resource Journals

In this issue of The Creative Aging Resource Journal, we explore the importance of integrating universal design principles in creative aging practices, and feature accessibility tips and program examples from Lifetime Arts Trainers.

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Designing an Inclusive Creative Aging Program: Teaching Artist Tips from Lifetime Arts Trainers


This video is part of our latest issue of The Creative Aging Resource Journal, and features Lifetime Arts Trainers sharing teaching artist best practices and programming examples for designing an inclusive creative aging program. The …

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The Creative Connections Project- Fully-Funded Arts Programs for Older Adults and Their Caregivers

Press Releases

Arts for the Aging is seeking long term care communities of older adults located in Montgomery County, Maryland to receive four therapeutic arts programs at no cost to selected communities. Montgomery County Department of Health …

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NeverTechLate – Technological Literacy Course

Academic Courses

Programs for older adults that stand out – In collaboration with experts in Instructional Design and Technology Education, NeverTechLate has developed courses that introduce older adults to the world of technology. The courses teach safe web …

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Encore Creativity for Older Adults

via Encore Creativity for Older Adults   |   Websites

Encore Creativity for Older Adults’ guiding mission is to create meaningful arts experiences supporting lifelong learning, wellness, and fun for all older adults. We envision a world where all older adults have a place in the arts. …

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Creative Ageing – What Next?

Articles and Blog Posts

A short collection of essays from practitioners in creative ageing about what a future agenda for the movement might look like.

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Beyond Older Age: Approaches to Understand the Diverse Lives of Older People

via The University of Manchester Library   |   Books and Chapters

‘Beyond Older Age: Approaches to Understand the Diverse Lives of Older People’ is a booklet for anyone wanting to engage older people in a more inclusive, creative, and participatory way. It aims to equip policy …

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Centering Anti-Ableism in Creative Aging Programs

via GuildNotes   |   Articles and Blog Posts

Discussion of how creative aging programs in community arts education have the opportunity to work at the intersection of anti-ageism and anti-ableism.

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Inclusive Arts Vermont Resources

via Inclusive Arts Vermont   |   Websites

Inclusive Arts Vermont have put together a comprehensive resource list on how best to engage people of all abilities in the arts, including a list of resources specifically for teaching artists.

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