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Revolutionizing Aging through the Arts

One in five Americans will be 65 or older by 2030. And research indicates that arts learning fuels human development in later life and leads to better health. Now is the time for community arts education providers to begin building long-lasting relationships with older adults.

In our latest issue of GuildNotes, we share EngAGE’s inspring model of bringing arts instruction to senior independent living communities and explore strategies for reaching a growing audience of active older adults in your community. Click here to download the full article.

For more on the power of engaging older adults’ creativity, watch this inspiring video, “A Dose of Creativity,” produced by Aroha Philanthropies.

Photo: Winchester Community Music School, Winchester, MA

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Progressive Arts Alliance, Cleveland, OH

Progressive Arts Alliance (PAA) provides experiences in the contemporary arts that stimulate critical thinking and promote progressive thought. PAA's educational programming centers around utilizing the popular arts as a compelling educational tool. PAA seeks to make the arts accessible to students of all ages regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender, education, or income level.

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Harlem School of the Arts, New York, NY

Since its founding in 1964, the Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) has transformed the lives of tens of thousands of young people ages 4-18 through world-class training in the arts. HSA offers children and young adults in Harlem and beyond the freedom to find and develop the artist, student, and citizen within themselves in an environment that teaches discipline, stimulates creativity, builds self-confidence and adds a dimension of beauty to our students' lives, empowering them to become the creative thinkers and innovative leaders of tomorrow.

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