How Creative Aging Programs Are Carrying On Through COVID-19

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From Ad Summa, the American Alliance of Museums blog on Museums and Creative Aging:

“Older adults are a population especially vulnerable to contracting severe cases of COVID-19, and are therefore advised to take special precautions to avoid infection. This may intensify the isolation they experience during the pandemic, making it all the more important for museums to continue reaching them through remote alternatives to on-site creative aging programs. Furthermore, because older adults may face a variety of mobility issues that make it difficult or impossible to come to a physical museum in the best of times, it’s useful to consider how remote alternatives could be deployed in creative aging programs even when museums reopen.

We talked to museums participating in the Seeding Vitality Arts initiative about the changes they’re already making to ensure their program participants are able to stay connected to each other. Read on to find out how Naples Botanical Garden and the John Michael Kohler Arts Center are carrying on with their important work.”

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subject terms

Creative Aging

Creative Aging > Arts Education

contributor

Joseph O'Neill

related organization

American Alliance of Museums (AAM)

resource type

Article and Blog Post

year

2020

keyword

Creative Aging Programming

program site types

Museums, Parks & Gardens

creative aging initiative

Seeding Vitality Arts in Museums 2018-2020 (Aroha)

funder

Aroha Philanthropies