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

Toolkits

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

Reports

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

Articles and Blog Posts

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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Creativity Matters: The Arts and Aging Toolkit

Toolkits

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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Harnessing the Power of Age Diversity: Getting the Best Out of the Five-Generation Workforce

Articles and Blog Posts

From HBR.org: “Generational identity should be a source of learning, not division.” “Are tensions between different generations escalating? In organizations, lack of trust between older and younger workers often yields a culture of competition and …

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How Creativity Works in the Brain

via Art Works   |   Reports

Report on a two-day workshop in Santa Fe, NM in 2014 that summarizes themes and trends from psychological and neurobiological studies of creativity. Sessions participants explored examples of trans-disciplinary research and agreed that artistic creation …

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Image NYC: Interactive Map of Aging

Websites

From the Image NYC Map website: “NYC, the Interactive Map of Aging, is an open-source map of New York City’s current and projected population age 65 and older with overlays of available resources, services, and …

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Research on Creativity and Aging: the Positive Impact of the Arts on Health and Illness

via Generations   |   Articles and Blog Posts

Dr. Cohen, regarded as one of the founders of the emerging creative aging movement, reviews the changes in attitudes and scholarship on aging since the 1970’s that have led to a new understanding of the …

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Stories for Change: Leadership Examples of Expanding the Arts to New Audiences

Reports

From the Introduction: “Stories for Change is a compendium of best practices that builds upon the findings of Culture Connects All: Rethinking Audiences in Times of Demographic Change, the 2010 report by Partners for Livable …

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The Arts, Health and Aging in America: 2005-2015

via Gerontologist   |   Articles and Blog Posts

In advance of the White House Conference on Aging (WHCoA) in 1981, 1995, and 2005, the arts and aging communities held mini-conferences to ensure that arts, culture, and livability were part of larger public policy …

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