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Cultural programs for and by older adults

Catherine Ventura-Merkel

Cultural programs for and by older adults

a catalogue of program profiles

by Catherine Ventura-Merkel

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Published by National Policy Center on Education, Leisure and Continuing Opportunities for Older Americans, The National Council on the Aging, Inc. in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- United States -- Social conditions,
  • Arts and older people -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Catherine Ventura-Merkel
    ContributionsNational Policy Center on Education, Leisure, and Continuing Opportunities for Older Americans (National Council on the Aging), United States. Administration on Aging
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 30 leaves ;
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13608756M

    Gather your friends and register today for our adult cultural programs! Click on the links below to learn more about each program. PARK POLLINATORS SERIES – FREE LANDSCAPE TOUR OF RAU GARDEN – FREE BIRD WATCHING TOUR – FREE COMMUNITY GARDEN. Language practice for adults of all abilities. Improve your English communication skills and make new friends at our weekly Drop-In Conversation Circle. Our team will facilitate discussions on topics related to settling in Canada, including community resources, culture, parenting, etc.

    Cultural Enrichment All Library programs scheduled through May 31 have been canceled. Photo Policy: Attendance at Library programs and events constitutes consent to be photographed for Glenview Public Library publicity purposes.   To test whether older adults were indeed more likely to endorse and internalize cultural values than did younger adults, Ho, Fung, and Tam () examined personal and cultural values among younger and older Chinese by:

    Culturally Diverse Counseling: Theory and Practice adopts a unique strengths-based approach in teaching students to focus on the positive attributes of individual clients and incorporate those strengths, along with other essential cultural considerations, into their diagnosis and treatment. With an emphasis on strengths as recommended in the multicultural guidelines set forth by the. A few Colorado schools offer programs for older adults to audit classes for free. At Colorado State University, you have to be age 55 or older to qualify. At the University of Colorado Denver and the Metropolitan State University of Denver, you have to be at least 60 years old. And at the University of Northern Colorado, the minimum age is Author: Stacy Rapacon.


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Get this from a library. Cultural programs for and by older adults: a catalogue of program profiles. [Catherine Ventura-Merkel; National Policy Center on Education, Leisure and Continuing Opportunities for Older Americans (National Council on the Aging); United States.

Administration on Aging.]. professionally conducted community based cultural programs on the general health, mental health, and social activities of older persons, age 65 and older.

Referred to as the Creativity and Aging Study, the project’s formal title is “The Impact of Professionally Conducted Cultural Programs on Older Adults”. The American Library Association recognizes the critical need for access to library and information resources, services, and technologies by all people, especially those who may experience language Cultural programs for and by older adults book literacy-related barriers; economic distress; cultural or social isolation; physical or attitudinal barriers; racism; discrimination on the basis of appearance, ethnicity, immigrant status.

Older Adults and Cultural Competency. Jose Leon, MD, MPH. Overview: Understanding what it means to practice in a culturally competent manner is vital in today’s diverse care professionals in particular must understand the effects of a patient’s culture and beliefs on their interaction with the health care system.

Get this from a library. Cultural programs for and by older adults: a catalogue of program profiles. [Catherine Ventura-Merkel; National Policy Center on Education, Leisure, and Continuing Opportunities for Older Americans.; United States. Administration on Aging.].

A new study abroad language and culture immersion program for older adults was announced last week. that offers some 5, programs around the world, created a Author: Tanya Mohn. Services for Older Adults at BPL offers inclusive programming and services tailored to our patrons over the age of 50, including lectures, films, performances and educational programs that reflect the wide interests of today’s older adults.

Multi-session art workshops for patrons ages 50 and older, led by a professional teaching artist. Increasingly, funding for health and social programs is based on outcomes. Third, Thomas pointed out that outcomes research is needed to ensure the sustainability of nutrition programs for older adults because it can make the case that these programs matter.

As important as it is to measure outcomes, it is a difficult endeavor. The diversity of the older adult population is increasing, and health professionals need to learn new knowledge and skills to improve the adherence of older ethnic clients to their health recommendations.

Much of the existing research literature on diversity in gerontology concludes that ethnic older adults are at a health disadvantage. Few if any of these studies, however, offer practical Cited by: 4.

I live in Fairfax County, Va., where the population is extremely diverse and aging. This county is a large suburb of Washington, D.C. More than 1 out of every 4 county residents 70 years or older speak a language other than English at home. Of those speaking another language, 1 out of 6 do not speak English.

My home county is a window into what the older population in the U.S. will be in the Author: Wendy Fox-Grage. Books shelved as older-adults: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman, Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney, The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizab.

Each year, thousands of children, young adults, teachers, and librarians around the United States select their favorite recently published books for the “Choices” booklists.

These lists are used in classrooms, libraries, and homes to help young readers find books they will enjoy. Children’s Book Council.

aging and older adults (Nelson, ). The printing press, introduced aroundcon-tributed to a decreased status of older people within the community (Nelson, ) along with increased literacy (Branco & Williamson, ).

In the past, older adults would have been seen as the knowledge keepers for the community. Now, historical File Size: 1MB. Books with a Non-Caucasian person as the/one of the lead characters. 1, books — voters. YA/MG Books With POC Leads.

books — voters. Popular Archaeology and Paleoanthropology. books — voters. Popular Cultural Books. More popular cultural books. Lifetime Arts: Delivering Arts Education Programs for Today’s Older Adults by Shannon K.

McDonough on J Increasingly important as community centers for learning and cultural access, libraries are struggling to respond to the changing needs of today’s older adult library patrons.

“Design for Accessibility: A Cultural Administrator’s Handbook” addresses several key points: • Cultural programs must be fully accessible and inclusive to every individual, including citizens with disabilities and older adults. • Cultural service organizations need to set.

ByLifetime Arts had made headway enough to re-grant money it had received to a library in Westchester, N.Y., that would host a skills-based arts program aimed at older adults. Alaska Native older adults belong to a collective culture which needs to be considered when designing programs.

The members of collective cultures are interconnected and interdependent. Alaska Native elders come from a society that promotes reliance upon a. groups of older adults—55–64 years, 65–74 years, 75–84 years, and 85 years and estimates for selected health characteristics of adults aged 55 and over living in households throughout the United States, based on data from the programs.

Adults covered by Size: KB. Summary View help for Summary. This data set offers information on cultural programs for adults in public libraries in the United States during The study was conducted between February 8 and May 1, by the Library Research Center in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.

4 National Programs Addressing Dietary Needs of the Older Population OUTLOOK ON LEGISLATION ON NUTRITION AND AGING. Bob Blancato, Executive Director of the National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs (NANASP), explained that NANASP represents 1, service providers around the country who support healthy nutrition for older adults.The present status of older adults within a cultural group in the United States represents the rich and complex cumulative effect of one's life experience as a minority individual either born in the United States or emigrated from another country.

"A cultural lens on biopsychosocial models of aging" Jackson, J.S., Antonucci, T., & Brown, E. (). Programs such as Book Buddies, an opportunity for the students to read to seniors, connect the residents, called “grandpas and grandmas,” with the kids, whom the adults nickname “littles.”Author: Patrick Sisson.