Older Adults Resources

AAM Museums and Creative Aging (portal to blog and resources): https://www.aam-us.org/programs/museums-creative-aging/

Age-Friendly Standards (best practices to engage older adults): https://www.familyarts.co.uk/age-friendly-standards/

American Library Association Resources for Older Adults: https://www.ala.org/tools/atoz/older-adults

Arts Health Network (Australian advocacy and advisory organization): https://www.artshealthnetwork.com.au

The Creative Aging Resource (curated by Lifetime Arts): https://creativeagingresource.org

Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance (UK national organization with useful resources): https://www.culturehealthandwellbeing.org.uk

Find a Neuroscientist (experts from the Society for Neuroscience to help develop programs): https://www.brainfacts.org/for-educators/find-a-neuroscientist

Grantmakers in Aging (funders who support aging initiatives): https://www.giaging.org

Museum Wellbeing Measures Toolkit: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/culture/resources?nid=673

Museums on Prescription: A Guide to Working with Older People (best practices from UK project): https://culturehealthresearch.wordpress.com/museums-on-prescription/

A New Narrative on Ageing (countering the stereotype)

Repository for Arts and Health Resources (UK-based site with “grey literature”): https://www.artshealthresources.org.uk

Spark! (cultural program for people with early to mid-stage memory loss): https://www.sparkprograms.org

Unexpected Encounters: How Museums Nurture Living and Ageing Well (from the University of Leicester): https://le.ac.uk/museum-studies/research/case-studies/unexpected-encounters

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