USA - International Document

Museums and Creative Aging: A Healthful Partnership

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Schwarzer M

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American Alliance of Museums

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This landmark report commissioned by the American Alliance of Museums is a call to action for museums to change the narrative about what it means to grow old in America. Opening with an overview of aging and ageism in our country, the report documents actions being taken to foster positive aging, profiles the work of museums providing creative aging programming, and shares lessons learned from the Seeding Vitality Arts in Museums initiative of Aroha Philanthropies.

Evidence Type: Qualitative Research

Main Focus: Wellbeing / Quality of life

Research Purpose: Discussion / Debate

Context: Community

Participant Group: Older Adults

Art Forms: Multi-Arts

Access Type: Free Download

APA Citation:

Schwarzer, M. (2021). Museums and Creative Aging: A Healthful Partnership. USA: American Alliance of Museums.