Healthbeat: Ageless Artists
When a team with the Research Center for Arts and Culture at Columbia University was gathering information for a study on aging artists, their subjects had plenty of observations to share, from the thoughtful to the matter-of-fact.
“My job is a verb – constantly learning,” an 87-year-old actor from New York City declared. A former Rockette dancer, age 68, confided, “It’s the jumping that’s hard. I can still kick.”