Read the latest and most popular Arts & Aging Articles from Next Avenue.
By taking up painting at 66, "W" has become a model of creative aging
See what happens when a retirement home hosts a jam session for a resident
Solving the problem of social isolation by thinking differently about senior housing
A groundbreaking study examines the health benefits of making music as we age
Think it's too late to pursue your passion? This 71-year-old ballerina would beg to differ
Alzheimer's patients and caregivers are proud members of the Giving Voice Chorus
The [email protected] Chorus sings rock and roll at prisons and around the globe
Studies show all kinds of mental and physical perks when you pick up an instrument
A singer-songwriter dives into brain research to see what's going on in his head
Powerful performances of amateurs 60+ drawn from life experience
An Influencer in Aging on how the arts can improve the lives of older adults
How playing them helps people with limited lung capacity breathe easier
There are many options for dusting off the horn or learning something new
It can curb depression, improve immunity and even fight Parkinson's
Tap into the artist in you with one of our printable coloring pages for adults
Coloring pages for adults are all the rage, and now I understand why
Living & Learning
A PBS series reunites people whose lives crossed at "pivotal moments"
This special report will cover topics around health care for older adults in rural areas
Our special series, Vitality Arts, shows the powerful effect that participating in the arts can have on our minds, bodies and souls. Look to this page for information, resources and inspiration that will help you age better through the arts and show that creativity has no age limit.