Tag Archives: Arts in Aging


April 2016
Artful Aging website
Tags: Arts in Aging
Format: Website

Aroha Philanthropies’s Artful Aging microsite will be updated with news, events, and exemplary programs related to Artful Aging. On this site, you will find resources that support artful aging, and discover leading programs and service organizations supporting artful aging across the United States.

March 2014
Dance for Health: Promoting Physical, Mental and Social Well-­Being for Older Adults in Southwest Boston
Tags: Arts in Aging, Healthy Aging Forum, Massachusetts, Mental Health, Physical Activity, Reducing Isolation, Social Engagement
Format: PDF, Presentation

View this poster presented at the 2014 Healthy Aging Forum, “Dance for Health: Promoting Physical, Mental, and Social Well-Being for Older Adults in Southwest Boston.”

December 2013
The Arts and Aging: Building the Science
Tags: Arts in Aging
Format: PDF

The National Academy of Sciences held a workshop in 2012 to identify research gaps and opportunities to foster greater investment in promising arts-related research that can seed interventions to improve quality of life for older adults. This report highlights themes expressed at the workshop and identifies deficiencies in current research and opportunities for moving forward.

December 2013
The Arts and Human Development
Tags: Arts in Aging
Format: PDF
 In 2011, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) hosted a convening to showcase studies and evidence-based programs that have identified outcomes from arts interventions. The resulting white paper proposes a framework for long-term collaboration among the NEA, HHS, and other federal agencies to build capacity for future research and evidence-sharing about the arts’ role in human development.
December 2013
Grantmakers in Aging
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities, Arts in Aging, Chronic Disease Self-Management, Elder Abuse, Fall Prevention, Family Caregiving, Finances, Funding, Housing, Mental Health, Multicultural Aging, Nutrition, Older Workers, Pain Management, Physical Activity, Retirement, Social Engagement, Transportation
Format: Website

Grantmakers in Aging is a membership organization that is a national catalyst for philanthropy, with a common dedication to improving the experience of aging. This website provides information on a variety of aging issues from affordable housing to mental health, family caregiving, and transportation and more.