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Creativity and Lifelong Learning

Monthly Archive (Creativity and Lifelong Learning)

posted 06.16.2017
Research and personal experiences became the 1970 newsprint first edition of Our Bodies, Ourselves. “We were furious about how many men wrote about women’s bodies or sexuality without knowing much, and we weren’t going to write unless we knew what we were talking about,” Swenson said in a recent... Read More
posted 06.14.2017
Contemporary online tools like social media have enabled older adults to bridge geographic gaps with their families. Advances in telemedicine foster the increased use of health-monitoring devices and improve communications with doctors. Technology allows more older adults to age in place with the... Read More
posted 03.02.2017
The biggest difference between Dr. Green’s approach and so many others is that she is not teaching us to get “closure,” a shutting off in response to the deaths of loved ones, but rather, “homeostasis,” a state of psychological equilibrium. And that is, indeed, what we... Read More
posted 02.21.2017
Written by the late Gene Cohen and his wife, Wendy Miller, the book Sky Above Clouds explores the power of creativity in facing challenges and managing loss and adversity in later life. Read More
posted 01.08.2017
For NEST, this has been the year of co-design. We have tried to introduce ASA members to the idea that environments, services and technologies can be improved and innovated for a better fit with the lifestyles of older adults when older adults themselves are deeply involved with the... Read More
posted 12.09.2016
Intergenerational exchange about technology products reflects a new trend: one where older adults, who are typically thought of as late adopters of technology, are beginning to find that their opinions are valuable and sought after by tech inventors.  Read More
posted 12.09.2016
As ASA members are increasingly in the position to identify, recommend and implement technology-based solutions for clients, families and policymakers, it is incumbent upon us to stay abreast of the exciting benefits and challenges that technology-enabled solutions offer. Read More
posted 12.06.2016
Throughout U.S. history, race has been one of the most important social stratification systems, putting African Americans at a substantial socioeconomic disadvantage throughout the life course. Read More
posted 12.06.2016
His wife of 50 years thought he was crazy. But when Jack jumped out of an airplane at 13,000 feet, attached to a skydiving instructor, it was the most thrilling thing he’d done in years—and one more item to scratch off of his bucket list. Read More
posted 10.13.2016
An examination of the impact of participation in community musical groups on the quality of life of older people. Read More

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