Arts and Aging in Philadelphia

The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance has published a report on the arts and aging, noting, “For adults over 50, arts and culture can dramatically reduce the risk of developing depression, decrease the possibility of dementia through volunteer engagement and improve mental and emotional processing power.”

Sponsored by AARP Philadelphia, The Impact of Arts and Culture Agenda: Aging report summarizes research that shows the myriad ways the arts and creativity enhance health and well-being in older adults.

We encourage you to read the full report here.