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92-Year-Old Instructor Embodies UNLV’s Lifelong Learning Program

via Las Vegas Sun   |   Articles and Blog Posts

From the Las Vegas Sun Article: Ruth Elliott, 92, teaches a parapsychology course to seniors at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNLV Paradise campus in Las Vegas. She is the oldest instructor at Osher, …

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A Radical Plan to Treat Covid’s Mental Health Fallout

via Wired Magazine   |   Articles and Blog Posts

From the Article: The NHS is trialling a new approach to tackling physical and mental health issues: ask what really matters.

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A Review of Arts and Aging Research: Revealing an Elusive but Promising Direction for the Era of the Third Age

via Humanities and the Arts, Journal of Aging   |   Research and Studies

Abstract: “This article examines arts and aging research over a 40-year period in four highly visible gerontology journals. We examine the content, amount, and distribution of research between 1970 and 2009, identifying dominant themes and …

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AARP’s BACK TO WORK 50+ Program

Programs and Initiatives

From the AARP Site: 50+ jobseekers need help gaining skills, finding jobs and building financial security. One promising approach is to encourage existing community intermediaries — like community colleges and workforce investment boards — to …

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Aboriginal community-controlled art centres: Keeping Elders strong and connected. Articulating an ontologically situated, intergenerational model of care

Research and Studies

Abstract From Article: Objective: To articulate how Aboriginal community-controlled art centres support the role of Elders and older people within an ontologically situated, intergenerational model of care. Methods: In this paper, we draw on stories …

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Age-Friendly Standards: What Are They?


From the Report: Organisations that sign-up to the Age-Friendly Standards value all generations and want to provide a welcoming and positive experience for everyone, regardless of their age. Whilst many of the Age-Friendly Standards relate …

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Aging and Gender in Literature

Books and Chapters

By adding consideration of age to that of race, gender, and class, this innovative volume seeks to show how growing older affects literary creativity and psychological development and to examine how individual writing careers begin …

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An Integrated Approach to Healthy Aging: Innovation, Inspiration and Achievement

via University of Scranton   |   Videos

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 …

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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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Art Centres Supporting Our Elders


From the National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) Webpage:  This story, a combined version of the three short films, invites the audience to listen to Elders, artists and staff from three Aboriginal community-controlled art centres as …

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