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Creativity and Lifelong Learning

Study after study has demonstrated that lifelong learning is highly instrumental in staving off dementia and cognitive decline. Picking up a brand-new, creative skill, like making music, is one of the more enjoyable approaches to lifelong learning. But can encouraging elders to join a community choir save money on healthcare? Does brain plasticity mean we can rebuild brains damaged by poor lifestyle choices? What about recreation in the form of intense physical exercise—how important is physicality to healthy aging? Land here for the latest research and answers you’ll need to help your clients enrich their Third Age.

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Lifetime Education and Renewal Network: Members of the Lifetime Education and Renewal Network (LEARN) are involved in all aspects of education for older adults. They represent the growing variety of settings and programs offering opportunities for lifetime learners

 
 

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