Creative Aging: the Emergence of Artistic Talents

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As some people age and begin to lose cognitive abilities, they start to express previously hidden artistic talents. In my previous article, “Maintaining Connection and Saving Face,” I described Lester Potts, who became an acclaimed water colorist as his dementia progressed and he lost his verbal abilities. Here, we’ll look at what leads to this and similar phenomena.

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Aging & Longevity

Aging & Longevity > Health: Brain & Mental

Creative Aging

Creative Aging > Creative Expression

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Article and Blog Post

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2013

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Dementia