As arts audiences grow older, there is increasing demand for quality arts programming for older adults. In partnership with Grantmakers in Aging and Grantmakers in Health, Grantmakers in the Arts has been involved in the growing movement for arts and aging. In 2011, GIA hosted a Thought Leader Forum on Arts and Aging, which brought together frontrunners in funding health, wellness, and the arts and aging fields with arts and aging practitioners, researchers, and other experts to explore their common ground and the benefits of working together.
2006, 124 pages. The H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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"Creativity and Aging" was first presented as a keynote address at the Grantmakers in Health 2000 Annual Meeting on Health Philanthropy. Although it comes from another field, Cohen's talk is rich with references to artists and writers. It is published here with permission from both Grantmakers in Health and Gene Cohen, M.D., Ph.D.
We are at a new turning point in the field of aging. The past twenty-five years have witnessed two major conceptual shifts that have fundamentally influenced the course of research, practice, and policy deliberations.