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Mon April 27 | EDT

Creativity and the Aging Brain: Why the Arts Matter

…neuroscience validates the importance of creativity on the brain. Creativity supports our overall health and wellbeing in mind, body and spirit, and is an essential component as we age. This…

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Patsy Lynn LaFlam: Creativity in Quarantine

Patsy Lynn LaFlam isn’t letting social distancing prevent her from using her creativity to help others and spread joy. Her sewing skills and eye for photography have come in handy…

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

A Special Group of Kids Brings Creativity and Smiles to Senior Planet San Antonio

…wants a little love and compassion.” Thanks to the kind spirits and beautiful expressions of creativity from the kids at The Children’s Shelter, Senior Planet members are experiencing that love…

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Social media saves the day, late-life creativity – and more from the week online

…two of several seniors cited by the New York Times in “Finding Success, Well Past the Age of Wunderkind,” an article that explores the late-life blossoming of creativity. “We absolutely…

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

WATCH: Milton Glaser Reflects on Creativity

  The Good Life Project recently interviewed legendary designer and native New Yorker Milton Glaser, 84, who created the I Heart NY logo and founded New York magazine in…

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Creativity Meets Health in Simon Beck’s Stunning Snow Art

Simon Beck walks 40 thousand steps a day. He’s not just doing it for his health — he’s doing it for his art. Beck is a snow artist who…

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Julia Cameron: How to Get Creative in Later Life

…have a mythology around creativity that says artists are loners. When we turn to our creativity and have a challenge, we are often ashamed that we need help. What I…

Monday, December 2, 2019

The surprising benefits of getting creative

…subsequent research into creativity has changed how we look at aging. The Creativity and Aging Study, which explored the impact of creativity on overall health, found that participants of community-based…

Friday, March 30, 2018

Senior Artists at MoMA

…suggests prescribing art courses to improve wellbeing; another, the “Creativity & Aging Study,” detailed huge psychological, physical, and emotional health benefits for adults over 65 who participated in weekly art…

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Linky Sunday: This week’s hot news and cool finds

…of our creativity as we age. The key: staying open to new ideas. Click here to read it at the Washington Post online. Speaking of creativity… A plastic tree decoration?…

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Aging With Attitude: Sculptor Morrie Markoff, 101

…and what he turned out. If I could do it, they could do it. You’ve never had an art class, yet your sculptures are striking and creative. What does creativity

Monday, September 14, 2015

Aging With Attitude: Debra Rapoport

…allow the creativity to guide me, I know it’s from my truth. And if it’s from my truth, I have that sense of inner support.” You can wear just about…

Sunday, March 6, 2016

JFK’s former nurse turns 100 — plus more from the week online

…Wiser,” which features both women and men in their mostly urban environments. “It’s really about that spirit, that vitality, that expression of creativity. It’s like a life force that is…

Fri June 12 | EDT

Creative Writing Workshop

Using Walls To Conjure Up Creativity In Your Poems Do you find yourself struggling to create new poems or written works? This workshop explores how you can push past and…

Fri June 12 | EDT

Creative Writing Workshop

Using Walls To Conjure Up Creativity In Your Poems Do you find yourself struggling to create new poems or written works? This workshop explores how you can push past and…