Summit on Creativity and Aging in America

pdf of book
Authors:
Everett, Ace
Contributors:
Hanna, Gay
Blanchard, Janice
Friedman, Judith-Kate
Rollins, Judith
Noelker, Linda
Cleggett, Paula
Abramson, Tobi
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2016
46p.

The Summit on Creativity and Aging is a new report looks at how the federal government can leverage the arts to foster healthy aging and inclusive design for this growing population. This white paper features recommendations from the May 2015 Summit on Creativity and Aging in America, a convening of more than 70 experts hosted by the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Center for Creative Aging. The paper highlights recommendations on healthy aging, lifelong learning in the arts, and age-friendly community design. The summit was a precursor to the 2015 White House Conference on Aging, which addressed four major issues: retirement security, long-term services and supports, healthy aging, and elder abuse.

Subjects:
Aging
Arts and culutre--United States