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

via Las Vegas Sun   |   Article and Blog Post

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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Aging Artists on the Creativity of Their Old Age

via Creativity Research Journal   |   Article and Blog Post

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 Study

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   |   Article and Blog Post

Why a retired attorney returned to the guitar.

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Booming Blog (The New York Times)

via The New York Times   |   Article and Blog Post

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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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   |   Article and Blog Post

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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Finding Success, Well Past the Age of Wunderkind

via The New York Times   |   Article and Blog Post

Profiles of older adults whose artistic ambition accelerates after retirement.

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Life’s Third Act

From TED: “Within this generation, an extra 30 years have been added to our life expectancy — and these years aren’t just a footnote. Jane Fonda asks how we can re-imagine this new phase of …

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