Browse “Aging & Longevity”

Ages and Stages: The Place of Theatre in the Lives of Older People

via Ageing and Society   |   Articles and Blog Posts

Since 2009 researchers Miriam Bernard and Michelle Rickett have been involved in a set of related projects under the title “Ages and Stages.” This is a collaboration with researchers at Keele University and theater specialists …

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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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Aging in the Social Space

Books and Chapters

A publication called, “Aging in the Social Space” is a compilation of studies, which deal with theoretical understanding and empirical solutions, learning about problem spheres, specifying content parallels of social, legal, economic, moral and ethical …

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Are We Ready for the 100 Year Life?

Creative Aging Resource Journals

In this issue of The Creative Aging Resource Newsletter by Lifetime Arts, we featured four resources which provide an overview of the most significant and advanced new thinking regarding what it will take to create …

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Breaking the Age Code

Books and Chapters

About the Book:  The often-surprising results of Levy’s science offer stunning revelations about the mind-body connection. She demonstrates that many health problems formerly considered to be entirely due to the aging process, such as memory …

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Can America Age Gracefully?

via The New York Times   |   Articles and Blog Posts

From the article: “America may still think of itself as a young nation, but as a society, it is growing old. Thanks to falling birthrates, longer life expectancy and the graying of the baby boomer …

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Creative ageing: the social policy challenge

Books and Chapters

From the book description: “This collection begins with two premises: that our understanding of the nature and forms of creativity in later life remains limited and that dialogue between specialists in gerontology, the arts and …

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Creative Aging Programs Foster Friendships & Creative Liberty for LGBTQIA+ Community in Utah

Articles and Blog Posts

From the Article: Learn more about two innovative programs implemented via a partnership between the Utah Museum of Fine Arts and Utah Pride Center and explore more creative aging programs and resources that support the needs and interests of …

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Creative Aging: Drawing on the Arts to Enhance Healthy Aging

Books and Chapters

From the abstract: The term “creative aging,” in the broadest sense, describes an aging policy idea that focuses on highlighting the creativity of older adults in order to prepare individuals and communities to manage old …

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Creative Aging: Why Arts Educators Need to Engage Older Learners Now

Articles and Blog Posts

This article was published on CourseStorm, a platform which provides accessible, online education registration and management support for organizations that offer classes and programs to the public — many of which focus on arts education. …

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