Arts
Out of Reach – Arts and Crafts for Older New Yorkers
 Out of Reach - Arts and Crafts for Older New Yorkers

by Jessica Pitcher Out of Reach – Arts and Crafts for Older New Yorkers from Jessica Pitcher on Vimeo. Related Stories: LGBT Aging: Harder and Easier Than you Might Think Feeling Isolated, older Tibetans seek space of their own A Poem by Carol Roth  

Arts & Alzheimer’s
Arts & Alzheimer's

by Jitske Zoethout   Once a month, on a Tuesday, when The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is closed to the public, MoMA especially opens its doors to a group of older people who are in their early to mid stages of dementia and Alzheimer’s. MoMA is one of the first museums in the United […]

Older in New York and Dancing (video)

by Jitske Zoethout For older New Yorkers, dancing lessons are an easy, low-pressure way to meet people and a great way to add excitement to their lives. Related Stories: Arts and Alzheimer’s Dealing with End of Life Care A Multifaceted Affair: Depression and Older New Yorkers

Aging Creatively
Aging Creatively

by Chris Moore Pablo Picasso once said “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” Anecdotal, yes, but researchers are becoming more aware of the physical and mental benefits of art therapy for older people. Though attitudes towards the arts for older people is changing, funding art therapy for them is still […]

A Poem By Carole Roth (video)
A Poem By Carole Roth (video)

by Chris Moore A Poem by Carole Roth Version 1 from Chris Moore on Vimeo. For millennia poetry has been used to tell stories and to stir emotions. Now it’s being used to treat memory loss. Links: New York Memory Center: http://nymemorycenter.org Alzheimer’s Poetry Project: http://www.alzpoetry.com Title for Print: “Aging Creatively” Related Stories: Aging Creatively Arts and […]