There is some wonderful work happening in the creative ageing field with spoken word, creative writing and literature - and there should be more says David Cutler!
Join Arts 4 Dementia, the National Poetry Library (Southbank Centre) and acclaimed poet Nick Makoha for an 8-week series of poetry workshops for dementia!
Starting the Culture, Kopi and Kueh pilot programme was an almost serendipitous process. Over the past two years, the Peranakan Museum (TPM) has received an increasing number of requests for guided tours from persons with disability, schools for children with special needs, nursing homes and other eldercare facilities. The last group is a reflection of Singapore’s changing population demographics and global trends that is only going to get larger with time.
An exceptional opportunity to join our centre management team overseeing the Deptford Lounge, a landmark building with excellent educational, cultural and community facilities in Deptford, South East London.
f older people were able to enhance all their relationships through storytelling imagine what an enjoyable opportunity it would create.
This is a really helpful guide. It provides links to a huge range of relevant information sources,data and facts about older people. It has an excellent section on how to develop library and information services strategies for older people – which means we don’t have to start at the very beginning. It also includes a useful checklist.
Exploring current age-friendly thinking and practice in museums developed through cross-sector collaborations.
Read the latest report on the impact of a project in Oxfordshire that provides book groups for over-60s as a means of combatting loneliness, lack of stimulation and social isolation.
The Government-led Libraries Taskforce has published its ambitions for libraries citing their role in helping people live “healthier and happier lives” as a priority.
The benefits of reading are spelled out in these two links.
The Reader is an award-winning charitable social enterprise working to connect people with great literature through shared reading. We?re here to bring books to life, creating welcoming environments in which personal feeling is recognised and valued, forming vital connections between people and literature through which everyone can feel more alive.