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News Coverage on Seeding Artful Aging Experience/Arts Education Program in New Hampshire

Aroha Philanthropies’ Seeding Artful Aging awardees Grafton County Senior Citizens Council (GCSCC) and Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire (AANNH) are seeing early successes with their Artful Aging program, Experience/Arts, including a front page a …

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Osher Institute Conference Highlights Creative Arts

At the invitation of Mary G.F. Bitterman, President of the Bernard Osher Foundation, Ellen Michelson and Teresa Bonner attended the national conference of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes in Irving, Texas in April 2017. Osher Institutes offer non …

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New Video, 10 Reasons to Free Your Inner Artist

Aroha Philanthropies has produced the latest in a series of videos that bring the Artful Aging movement to life on the screen. Aroha’s new short film, 10 Reasons to Free Your Inner Artist, illustrates ten great benefits of embracing the arts at any age …

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New Coverage of How Arts Participation Benefits Older Adults

Both the The Huffington Post and Next Avenue recently reported on the growing body of research showing the impact that arts participation can have on the health and wellbeing of older adults. The Huffington Post featured The Community of Voices study, …

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Senior Citizen Council Highlighted as Part of National “Seeding Artful Aging” Initiative

National Council on Aging featured one of Aroha Philanthropies’ 15 Seeding Artful Aging grantees, Grafton County Senior Citizens Council, Inc. (GCSCC), and their partner Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire (AANH) in their most recent newsletter. “W …

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Inside Philanthropy highlights Aroha Philanthropies and our newly announced Seeding Artful Aging inaugural cohort

Inside Philanthropy featured Aroha Philanthropies recently released Seeding Artful Aging announcement that highlighted the inaugural cohort of grantees and the benefits of supporting the population that is over 55. “Aroha Philanthropies’ Seeding Artful …

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Aroha Philanthropies’ Seeding Artful Aging initiative grants nearly $500,000 to 15 nonprofits to expand artful aging programs in the U.S.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Aroha Philanthropies has awarded nearly $500,000 in grants to 15 nonprofits through its “Seeding Artful Aging” initiative to develop and enhance successful Artful Aging programs throughout the U.S. Chosen from a …

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Lifetime Arts releases survey report about how state arts agencies (SAAs) support Creative Aging and Teaching Artistry

Lifetime Arts has released a report on a new survey of state arts agencies (SAAs) designed to better understand the role that SAAs play in programming and teaching artist training in the field of creative aging. The lead investigator was Hollis Headric …

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NextAvenue and MoMA host “Prime Time Exchange”

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) was delighted with the story about MoMA’s Prime Time that recently appeared on their site. In case you missed it, here is the link:  http://www.nextavenue.org/the-famous-museum-thats-redefining-aging/ MoMa is hosting an  …

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Philanthropy New York publishes an opinion piece written by Teresa Bonner, “Philanthropy Should Focus on the Assets of Aging.”

Philanthropy New York recently published an opinion piece written by Teresa Bonner, director of programs at Aroha Philanthropies, titled “Philanthropy Should Focus on the Assets of Aging.” Her insightful piece focuses on the importance of including old …

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In the Press

Many of our Seeding Vitality Arts U.S. grantees have reported early successes and are generating considerable interest in their local communities.

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Programs

We are developing a list of programs and organizations working to enhance and support creative aging. Please take a look and let us know who we are missing.

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