arts and aging

Article: Using the Arts to Promote Healthy Aging


Here is an interesting article in the New York Times about the positive affect that the arts can have on aging.


“At another nursing home, a man named George with advanced dementia refused to speak or even raise his head when asked his name. He too was outfitted with an iPod, and suddenly George came back to life, talking freely, wiggling to the music in his wheelchair and singing along with the songs he once loved.”

Read the full article here:

Using the Arts to Promote Healthy Aging

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