Love in a Cold Climate: Creative Ageing in Finland


From the report details:

How is Finland approaching the creative and cultural rights of and provision for older people? This report is aimed at practitioners such as artists and carers, as well as policy makers and funders anywhere in the world with an interest in what more can be done to support older people, especially vulnerable older people, to take part in culture and creativity. It includes a set of 18 case studies, as well as useful information about the Finnish context and reflections in relation to the field of creative aging in the UK.

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subject terms

Community Engagement

Community Engagement > Community Based Learning

Community Engagement > Community Engagement

Creative Aging

Creative Aging > Arts Education


David Cutler

Raisa Karttunen

Jenni Räsänen

related organization

Baring Foundation (UK)

resource type





case studies, creative ageing, culture, Europe, Finland, UK

program site types

Arts Organizations, Museums, Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORC), Online and Remote, Senior Centers, Senior Housing