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“Unboxed” LGBTQ Intergenerational Online Digital Storytelling Project

Articles and Blog Posts

This program announcement describes “Unboxed,” the Denver Public Library’s LGBTQ Intergenerational Online Digital Storytelling Project. Held during 2020-2021, during the pandemic, “Unboxed” brought together older adults identifying at LGBTQ+ with teen-agers who also identified as …

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Aging Better with the Denver Public Library: Report on Older Adult Services

Reports

The Aging Better Report by Denver Public Library (DPL) on its 2019-2020 Older Adult Services is more than the usual departmental report. It is based on a philosophy about aging and learning, exemplified in the …

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Community Spotlight: Photography and Memory Project

Programs and Initiatives

The Photography and Memory Project is a four-year initiative of the Denver Art Museum, Denver University (DU), and the Denver Public Library that brought DU students and older adults together to exchange personal snapshots and …

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Creative Aging Experts Address Ageism at Grantmakers in the Arts Conference

Articles and Blog Posts

In October 2019, the National Guild for Community Arts Education presented the professional development workshop, “Age Equity: The Impact of Ageism on Arts Funding and Programs,” at the 2019 Grantmakers in the Arts Conference: Cultural …

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Embrace Aging!

Articles and Blog Posts

Denver Public Library offers multiple services and programs for older adults, ranging from financial planning assistance and mindfulness programs to special programs for LGBTQ+ Older Adults. The “Embrace Aging!” blog is curated by Amy DelPo, …

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The Photography and Memory Project: Adapting an Intergenerational Program During a Global Pandemic

Articles and Blog Posts

This article discusses the issues and outcomes surrounding a university-library-museum partnership that connected undergraduate students with community living older adults for a photography-based intergenerational program. The 4-year face-to-face program was interrupted after 2 years by …

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Unboxed: An Intergenerational LGBTQ+ Program Exploring Identity Through Art & Stories

Articles and Blog Posts

This post on the website of LinkAGES, a Denver based foundation that supports intergenerational initiatives, provides an excellent overview of “Unboxed,” a digital intergenerational storytelling program for LGBTQ+ participants. Developed by the Denver Public Library …

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White matter plasticity in healthy older adults: The effects of aerobic exercise

Research and Studies

Scientists at Colorado State University’s BRAiN Lab recently reported on study findings showing “that white matter regions that are vulnerable to aging retain some degree of plasticity that can be induced by aerobic exercise training.” …

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