Huffington Post: “Staying Above Ground”
Linda Noeckler, PhD, Senior Vice President of the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging and Board President, National Center for Creative Aging, discusses Above Ground and the work of the Research Center for Arts & Culture in a blog on The Huffington Post:
In my last blog I wrote about scientific evidence regarding the health benefits that mature adults derive from participating in creative and performing arts programs. Since this is the case, some may wonder if older professional artists have better health and well being. Are they poor as church mice yet happy as clams? Or is this just another of the many stereotypes about older adults that continue to permeate our culture and perspective on growing older? ….