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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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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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Age-Friendly New York City

Website

From the Age-Friendly NYC Site: Started as a public-private partnership in 2007, NYAM’s Age-friendly NYC initiative has catalyzed hundreds of changes throughout the city. We have successfully created Age-friendly Neighborhoods, increased pedestrian safety, showed thousands …

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Ageism in America

Research and Study

From the Introduction to this study from The Anti-Ageism Taskforce at The International Longevity Center: “…it must be noted that the status of older persons and our attitudes toward them are not only rooted in …

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Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People

Book and Chapter

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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Building Community Through Arts & Culture

Toolkit

From the Toolkit: “…the Age-friendly NYC Commission’s Media, Arts, and Culture Working Group offers the latest information on why attracting and serving older patrons is good for businesses, neighborhoods, and even individual health. The guide …

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Communities for All Ages: Planning Across Generations

Report

From the summary: This policy brief is a modern day version of the “it takes a village to raise a child” philosophy stressing how elders in a community can be part of the fabric of …

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Community of Voices/Communidad De Voces

via Innovations in Aging   |   Article and Blog Post

With the rise in the number of older adults, there is an urgent need to develop cost-effective interventions that can be easily adapted for adults from diverse racial/ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. The goal of this …

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Creative Aging in NYC Report

via Creative Aging in NYC   |   Report

From the report’s overview: “The blossoming field of creative aging promotes opportunities for older adults to engage in the arts through community-based programs. Evidence supports many benefits of creative aging—for older adults who participate, the …

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Creativity Matters: The Arts and Aging Toolkit

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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