Further Reading

 

BOOKS

 

ARTFUL AGING: HOW CREATIVITY SPARKS VITALITY AND TRANSFORMS LIVES

Next Avenue | 2016

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THE MATURE MIND: THE POSITIVE POWER OF THE AGING BRAIN

Gene D. Cohen, PhD | 2006

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A LONG BRIGHT FUTURE

Laura L. Carstensen, PhD | Public Affairs, 2011

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THE VINTAGE YEARS: FINDING YOUR INNER ARTIST (WRITER, MUSICIAN, VISUAL ARTIST) AFTER SIXTY

Francine Toder, PhD | Aziri Books, 2012

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OTHER RESOURCES

GAINING MOMENTUM, A FRAMEWORKS COMMUNICATIONS TOOLKIT

FrameWorks Institute, 2017

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AMERICANS ARE LIVING LONGER

The University of Southern California has just published an accessible, graphics-filled article that sheds light on the social and economic implications of our new longevity. 

2017

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THOUGHT LEADER FORUM ON ARTS AND AGING

Grantmakers in the Arts

Suzanne Callahan and Diane Mataraza, 2011

Click here to download a PDF overview of this forum.

 

CREATIVITY MATTERS: THE ARTS AND AGING TOOLKIT

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WHO ME, AGEIST?

Ashton Applewhite

Click here to download a PDF of this booklet. 

 

CREATIVE AGING TOOLKIT FOR LIBRARIES

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ADMINISTRATION ON AGING (AoA), PROFILE OF OLDER AMERICANS

2014

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MAKING AGING POSITIVE 

The Atlantic

2014

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“A mind that is stretched by new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.”

―Oliver Wendell Holmes