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LearningLab.C.1 | Improving Arts Participation of Older People through Workforce Development: Cultural Geragogy as a Novel Discipline in Germany


Newseum - Knight 702 September 26, 2016 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

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Almuth Fricke
Heiner Gembris
Theo Hartogh

Cultural Geragogy is a multidisciplinary approach to enhance creative aging through research-based training programs for artists, social workers, educators, and caregivers. Discover the latest research on why arts and creativity enhance quality of life for older people. Explore the design, challenges, and best practices of creative aging training programs and develop training modules.

Presentation Outcomes

  • Participants will learn evidence-based research on learning and creativity of older adults.
  • Participants will understand the training programs’ design.
  • Participants will gain resources and skills to conduct arts programs for older people.

For Presentation Team Planning: This session DOES have PowerPoint capacity.