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Ageing Artfully: Older People and Professional Participatory Arts in the UK

Toolkit

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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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

via N   |   Research and Study

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

Report

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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Case Study: Engaging Older People in Creative Thinking–The Active Energy Project

via Health, Oxford Textbook of Creative Arts, Policy and Research, and Wellbeing: International Perspectives on Practice   |   Book and Chapter

The Active Energy project involved a participatory arts approach to empowering and stimulating older people’s active creativity. Participants drew on their own life experience to propose technological innovation based on local knowledge and real need. …

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Characteristics of Successful Partnerships Between Libraries, Schools, and Community Agencies

via Library Philosophy and Practice   |   Report

From the introduction: Collaboration is constantly promoted as a valued activity for educators, librarians, and social service professionals. Shared resources, as well as shared responsibilities, can lead to reduced costs and positive outcomes for a …

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Coming of Age

Website

From the Coming of Age site: Coming of Age helps people 50 and older live with passion and purpose. As a leader in the positive aging movement, Coming of Age offers a pathway to live …

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Create with The Carle! at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

Case Study

To position themselves as a place intended for all ages, The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art developed a creative aging program series, “Create with The Carle!” These programs offered adults the opportunity to …

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