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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 …

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Aging in America: A Cultural History

Books and Chapters

By tracing the story of aging in the United States over the course of the last half century, Samuel vividly demonstrates the ways in which getting older tangibly contradicts the prevailing social values and attitudes …

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Aging in Modern America

via New York Public LIbrary and American History TV/C-SPAN3   |   Videos

Lawrence Samuel talked about American views of aging over the last 50 years, including a cultural shift in the 1960s away from revering elders toward embracing the youth culture. He is the author of Aging …

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Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People

Books and Chapters

In Blindspot, hidden biases are revealed through hands-on experience with the method that has revolutionized the way scientists are learning about the human mind and that gives us a glimpse into what lies within the …

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Design Matters with Debbie Millman: Lynda Barry

via Design Matters   |   Audio and Podcasts

From the Design Observer site: “For nearly three decades, Ernie Pook’s Comeek could be found in alternative weekly newspapers across the country. With clear block lettering and kind of hairy, pimply drawings, Lynda Barry chronicled …

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Frame Brief: Framing Strategies to Advance Aging and Address Ageism as Policy Issues

Research and Studies

This brief lays out an approach to changing public thinking about aging in America. The goal of the strategy summarized here is to increase public support for policies and practices that can be advanced to …

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Gaining Momentum: A Frameworks Communications Toolkit


A collection of resources designed to help advocates reframe aging in America.

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Images of Old Age in Youtube: Destabilizing Stereotypes

via Continuum   |   Articles and Blog Posts

This article presents an analysis of the most viewed YouTube videos under the labels ‰Ű÷old age‰ŰŞ, ‰Ű÷older age‰ŰŞ and ‰Ű÷senior citizens‰ŰŞ. As powerful sources that transmit cultural information which either perpetuates or undermines cultural stereotypes …

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Magic Lessons Se. 1, Ep. 12: Brene Brown on “Big Strong Magic”

via Magic Lessons with Elizabeth Gilbert   |   Audio and Podcasts

From Magic Lessons: “The author of BIG MAGIC talks to Brene Brown, the author of “Rising Strong,” about how essential creativity is for healthy, wholehearted living.”

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Museum Connections 2022 | “Social Impact: Engaging with Older Adults”


The 2022 Museum Connections Conference was held in Paris from March 30-31. This conference brought together museum and arts professionals to discuss the role that museums play towards improving the lives of older adult communities …

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