Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention site: CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are …

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Center for Aging, Health and Humanities

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From the George Washington University Center for Aging, Health and Humanities site: The George Washington University Center for Aging, Health and Humanities, is the interdisciplinary home for GW faculty to collaborate on research, education, scholarship …

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Center for Aging & Community

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From The University of Indianapolis Center for Aging & Community site: The University of Indianapolis Center for Aging & Community (CAC) is one of Indiana’s leading centers for Aging Studies, using an interdisciplinary approach to …

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Center on Aging and Community Living

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From the Center on Aging and Community site: The Center on Aging and Community Living (CACL) is a collaboration between the Institute on Disability (IOD) and the Institute for Health Policy and Practice (IHPP) at …

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Creative Aging: A Meaning-Making Perspective

Book and Chapter

From the publisher: Creative Aging is unique in its blending of the theoretical and the practical. On the one hand, attention is given to discussions of perspectives on aging, definitions of creativity, theoretical frameworks for …

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Characteristics of Successful Partnerships Between Libraries, Schools, and Community Agencies

via Library Philosophy and Practice   |   Report

From the introduction: Collaboration is constantly promoted as a valued activity for educators, librarians, and social service professionals. Shared resources, as well as shared responsibilities, can lead to reduced costs and positive outcomes for a …

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How Healthy Are We?: A National Study of Well-being at Midlife

Research and Study

From the publisher: The culmination of a decade and a half of research by leading scholars, How Healthy Are We? will dramatically alter the way we think about health in middle age and the factors …

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UCSF Memory and Aging Center

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From the UCSF Memory and Aging Center site: The mission of the UCSF Memory and Aging Center is to provide the highest quality of care for individuals with cognitive problems, to conduct research on causes …

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Reminiscence and Oral History: Parallel Universes or Shared Endeavour?

via Ageing & Society   |   Research and Study

From the abstract: There is a common methodology to reminiscence and life review with older people and oral history, and yet very little common literature. The distinguishing characteristics of these approaches are described and three …

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Arts, Education, the Brain, and Language

via Arts, Learning, and the Brain   |   Book and Chapter

From the abstract: This study uses neuroscientific methods to examine whether there are cognitive differences between performing arts and non-performing arts students and among students studying different performing arts, in particular between music students and …

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