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Artful Aging: How Creativity Sparks Vitality and Transforms Lives by Aroha Philanthropies. Here is a link to the report.

Butler, Robert N. (1963). “The Life Review: An Interpretation of Reminiscence in the Aged.” Psychiatry: Journal for the Study of Interpersonal Processes 26: 65-76.

Camic, P., Tischler, V., & Pearman, C.H. (2014). Viewing and making art together: A multi session art gallery-based intervention for people with dementia and their carers. Aging and Mental Health, 18(2), 161-168.

Create Equity: (Eng)Aging with the Arts had its benefits. November 2, 2016 – Here is a link to blog post.

Myerhoff BG. (1977). We don’t wrap herring in a printed page: Fusion, fictions and continuity in secular ritual. (Chapter XI. p. 199-224) In Sally F Moore and Barbara G Myerhoff, Eds. Secular Ritual. Amsterdam: van Gorcum and Co.


Cohen, Gene, The Creative Age: Awakening Human Potential in the Second Half of Life, New York: Avon Books, 2000.

Disch, Robert, Twenty-Five Years of the Life Review, New York: Haworth Press, 1984.

Erikson, Erik and Kivnick, Helen, Vital Involvement in Old Age, New York: WW. Norton, 1986.

Erickson, Erik H. The Life Cycle Completed, New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1997. Goldman, C.,

Kaminsky, Marc, The Uses of Reminiscence, New York: Haworth Press, 1984.

McCormick, Sheila.  Applied Theatre: Creative Aging. Bloomsbury Methuen Drama. London, England. 2017

Myerhoff, Barbara. 1978. Number Our Days: A Triumph of Continuity and Culture Among Jewish Old People in an Urban Ghetto. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1978.

Myerhoff, Barbara. Stories As Equipment for Living, Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2007. Scott-Maxwell, F., The Measure of My Days. New York: Penguin, 1979.

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