Tuesday, October 04, 2016

The arts keep us alive

"As you get older you don’t often think about chances or potential. The potential in someone who is getting older is there and that is a lovely thing.”
New research shows how arts and culture can help to improve health, wellbeing and quality of life for older people aged 65 and upwards (read more on Arts Council England website).
Equal Arts a leading creative ageing charity supporting older people in Newcastle, Gateshead and across the UK. They strongly believe in the health benefits of the arts and support care staff and artists to deliver musical, visual and movement-based creative activities with active older people and those living with dementia.

Creativity Matters - How volunteering and creativity can support us as we age from Equal Arts on Vimeo.

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