USA - International Document

The Arts and Aging: Building the Science

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Kent M, Li R

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National Endowment for the Arts

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In 2012, the National Endowment for the Arts teamed with the National Institutes of Health to sponsor a National Academies workshop that explores a relationship of the Arts to health and well-being in older adults. This report includes a summary of the proceedings as well as observations and recommendations on how to strengthen the quality of Arts and well-being. The workshop and report emerged from collaborations made possible by the Federal Interagency Task Force on the Arts and Human Development.

Main Focus: Wellbeing / Quality of life

Research Purpose: Discussion / Debate

Participant Group: Older Adults

Art Forms: Multi-Arts

Access Type: Free Download

APA Citation:

Kent M, Li R. (2013). The Arts and Aging: Building the Science. USA: National Endowment for the Arts.