The aim of this study was to measure the impact of professionally conducted community-based cultural programs on the physical health, mental health, and social activities of individuals aged 65 and older. The positive impact of participatory art programs for older adults in this study on overall health, doctor visits, medication use, falls, loneliness, morale, and activities reflects important health promotion and prevention effects and a reduction of risk factors driving the need for long-term care.
Aging & Longevity > Health: Brain & Mental
Aging & Longevity > Health: Physical
Aging & Longevity > Social Interaction & Isolation
Creative Aging > Arts Education
Creative Aging > Creative Aging Model
Creative Aging > Program Models
Creative Aging > Social Engagement