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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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Active and Receptive Arts Participation and Their Association with Mortality Among Adults in the U.S.

via PubMed   |   Research and Studies

Epidemiological studies on the arts are not common in the United States, especially studies on active engagement by older adults.  This national study addressed associations between arts participation and mortality, including both passive and active …

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Aging Artists on the Creativity of Their Old Age

via Creativity Research Journal   |   Articles and Blog Posts

Drawing on information collected from 88 graphic artists in their 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s, the investigators sought to learn about aging and its effect on their work. They concluded: “The perceived handicaps of aging largely …

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Aging in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities for Americans

via Health and Retirement Study of University of Michigan   |   Research and Studies

The Health and Retirement Study is now in its 25th year. With over 3,000 publications reporting on HRS data, this book aims to synthesize some of the research these remarkable data have yielded. The themes …

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Arts and Aging: Amazing!

via Minnesota Good Age   |   Articles and Blog Posts

Why a retired attorney returned to the guitar.

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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.

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Creativity Matters: The Arts and Aging Toolkit


From The Arts and Aging Toolkit: This resource is designed for leaders and program staff in public, nonprofit, and for-profit arts and humanities organizations and institutions and in healthcare and aging services organizations, corporations,and institutions. …

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Economic Foundations for Creative Ageing Policy, Volume I

via Springer Link   |   Books and Chapters

This book shows that global population aging is an opportunity to improve the quality of human life rather than a threat to economic competitiveness and stability. It describes the concept of the creative aging policy …

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From Encore: “Encore (formerly Civic Ventures) is building a movement to make it easier for millions of people to pursue encore careers ___ or second acts for the greater good. The nonprofit__s ultimate goal: to …

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Encore Careers for the Rest of Us

via Forbes   |   Articles and Blog Posts

From the article: Is it really possible for somebody in their 50s or 60s to embark on an “encore career,” one that lets you earn income and make a social impact? Or do you need …

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