A Scoping Review of Research on the Arts, Aging, and the Quality of Life
via Gerontologist | Articles and Blog Posts
Artistic engagement has been identified as a promising way to improve older adults’ quality of life (QoL) and health. This has resulted in a growing, yet diverse, knowledge base. The purpose of this scoping review …
Ageing Artfully: Older People and Professional Participatory Arts in the UK
From the Toolkit: “The Baring Foundation sets out in this major report a picture of the situation that exists across all art forms — dance, music, drama, painting — as a way of engaging and …
An Integrated Approach to Healthy Aging: Innovation, Inspiration and Achievement
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Keynote Speaker: Linda Fried, MD, MPH, Dean, Mailman School of Public Health, is a leader in the fields of epidemiology and geriatrics. Dr. Fried gave the keynote lecture at the 2013 Northeastern Pennsylvania Annual Conference …
Arts and Older People: A Global Perspective
via Health, Oxford Textbook of Creative Arts, and Wellbeing | Books and Chapters
This chapter focuses on the potential for participatory arts to support a good life in older age. It is motivated by the author’s personal experience of working with older people and a number of other …
Booming Blog (The New York Times)
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The New York Times “Booming” blog retired in February 2014, but its articles can be accessed on the newspaper’s site.
Changes in U.S. population coming sooner than expected
Articles and Blog Posts
From the article: A major cultural and geographic divide is emerging between Americans under age 35 and over 50, according to University of Michigan demographer William Frey.
Community Empowerment Manual, Second Edition – Partners for Livable Communities
From the Partners for Livable Communities site: More than a decade since the release the innovative original, Partners for Livable Communities announces the release of the second edition of its Community Empowerment Manual. Expanded and …
Community of Voices/Communidad De Voces
via Innovations in Aging | Articles and Blog Posts
With the rise in the number of older adults, there is an urgent need to develop cost-effective interventions that can be easily adapted for adults from diverse racial/ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. The goal of this …
Gaining Momentum: A Frameworks Communications Toolkit
A collection of resources designed to help advocates reframe aging in America.
Grantmakers in Health: Intersection of Creativity, Health and Aging
Synthesis of national funder strategy session including summaries of presentations and recommendations for research and action.