Resources

Resources
Websites

Age-friendly Portland

Changing Aging – Dr. Bill Thomas

Encore.org – Marc Freedman

Generation to Generation – Encore.org

Lifetime Arts

National Center for Creative Aging

Next Avenue

Vitality Arts: The Transformative Power of Creative Aging – Aroha Philanthropies

Articles

The Aging Well Revolution: How New Communities and Technology Help Us Live Longer with Vitality – Next Avenue

Arts colonies offer a creative, whole-person wellness alternative for independent living – The Journal on Active Aging

The Big Shift: Navigating the New Stage Beyond Midlife – Marc Freedman, Encore.org Founder and CEO

Building a State for All Ages: Collective White Paper – ECONorthwest and College of Urban and Public Affairs

Building a State for All Ages: Six Steps to Get Started – ECONorthwest, Governor’s Commission on Senior Services, Portland State University/College of Urban and Public Affairs, AARP

Creativity and Aging Study – Gene D. Cohen, MD
Landmark study on the effects of arts participation on an aging population.

Johnson et al. (2015) Community of Voices Study Protocol

The National Endowment for the Arts Guide to Community-Engaged Research in the Arts and Health