Art Therapy: Enhancing the Lives of Older Adults

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From the toolkit:

Art can be a powerful activity for older adults. For many seniors art is a lifelong passion, for others, art is a hobby that they never had the time to pursue. No matter the situation, having an art program in your community can contribute substantially to the overall quality of life of your residents.

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subject terms

Aging & Longevity

Aging & Longevity > Health: Brain & Mental

Aging & Longevity > Positive Aging

Community Engagement

Creative Aging

Creative Aging > Arts Education

Creative Aging > Creative Aging Model

Creative Aging > Creative Expression

Creative Aging > Program Models

related organizations

American Art Therapy Association

The Assisted Living Federation Of America (ALFA)

resource type

Toolkit

year

2013