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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 Study

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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Acting Out! An Intergenerational Theatre Performance


Gloria King and Jarahn Cosby perform, “Acting Out!,” at “Advancing Creative Aging in NYC,” a convening held on February 7, 2020 at the Ford Foundation in New York to celebrate and share the findings from …

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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 …

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Ages and Stages: The Place of Theatre in the Lives of Older People

via Ageing and Society   |   Article and Blog Post

Despite the growing interest amongst gerontologists and literary and cultural scholars alike, in arts participation, ageing and the artistic outputs of older people, comparatively little attention has yet been paid to theatre and drama. Likewise, …

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Aging, Complexities, Opportunities and Impacts on Society / 2015 Annual Meeting Conference Statement

via 2015 National Association of Medicine Annual Meeting Conference Statement   |   Website

The theme of this year’s annual meeting is Aging: Complexities, Opportunities, and Impacts on Society. The keynote address will be delivered by Laura Carstensen, Fairleigh S. Dickinson Jr. Professor in Public Policy and Professor of …

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ALA Releases Findings From National Study of Library Public Programming

via Programming Librarian   |   Article and Blog Post

From the ALA Public Programs Office: “The ALA Public Programs Office has released a report outlining the findings of an intensive research study that explored the characteristics, audiences, outcomes and value of U.S. library programming, …

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Arts and Aging: Building the Science

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Summary of a National Academies Workshop “Researching Gaps and Opportunities for Exploring the Relationship of the Arts and Well-Being of Older Americans”

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Arts as an Industry: Their Economic Impact on New York City and New York State


From the Report Summary: “It is widely recognized that the arts are essential to the city and state of New York, which enjoys a global reputation for cultural excellence and opportunity. In the past quarter …

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At the Intersection of Arts and Aging

Article and Blog Post

To explore such questions about the arts as a possible promoter of good health, NIA has teamed up with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) …

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Beading with the Big Chief Darryl Montana at the Louisiana State Museum

Case Study

After conducting community assessments and connecting with local artists, The Louisiana State Museum (LSM) team designed a creative aging workshop series representative of the interests and cultures of the people they sought to serve. The …

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