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Art + Medicine: Healthy Aging

Exploring healthcare and healthy aging through story, song and the arts. This series is a co-production of Twin Cities PBS and the Center for the Art of Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School.

To highlight these 8 essential topics around healthy aging, we've paired our reporting with clips from "Art + Medicine: Healthy Aging" to amplify the message and provide additional information, resources and action steps.

The Art of Aging

'Art + Medicine: Healthy Aging,' a new Twin Cities PBS program, offers a positive prescription for older adults
By Susan Schaefer

Lower your stress and protect your brain by taking a mindfulness walk
By Andrea Atkins 

Why your pharmacist is an important member of your health care team
By Barbra Williams Cosentino

The conversation is evolving as older adults become more open about not only facing death, but also embracing it
By Ann Oldenburg

Dances for a Variable Population offers the joy of dance to older adults
By Deborah Quilter

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A grandmother offers lessons of encouragement and wisdom
By Connie Zweig

Just ask these six people who are in their 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s
By Patricia Corrigan

Research has homed in on these pillars for living a brain-healthy lifestyle
By Jennifer Nelson

Photos of old hands…are they ageist? Here's why it's what the hands are doing that matters.
By Jeanette Leardi

Funding for Art + Medicine: Healthy Aging was provided by The John A. Hartford Foundation and Tom and Meredith Olson

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