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Resilience and Ageing: Creativity, Culture and Community

Anna Goulding, Bruce Davenport, and Andrew Newman

Abstract

Resilience is an area of growing interest within critical gerontology and policy agendas. This book critically reflects on ways in which cultural engagement can develop social connectivity and improve resilience for older people, and how the built environment, community living, cultural participation, lifelong learning, and artist-led interventions can all help people to thrive in older age. The book is a multidisciplinary collection examining how cultural engagement can enhance resilience, reduce social isolation and help older people to thrive and overcome challenging life events and everyda ... More

Keywords: resilience, social connectivity, older age, cultural participation, lifelong learning, community living, cultural engagement, ageing

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781447340911
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447340911.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anna Goulding, editor
Newcastle University

Bruce Davenport, editor
Newcastle University

Andrew Newman, editor
Newcastle University

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Introduction

Anna Goulding

Two Ages and Stages: creative participatory research with older people

Miriam Bernard, Jill Rezzano and the Ages and Stages Theatre Company

Six Integrating sense of place within new housing developments: a community-based participatory research approach

Mei Lan Fang, Judith Sixsmith, Ryan Woolrych, Sarah L. Canham, Lupin Battersby, Tori Hui Ren and Andrew Sixsmith

Seven Ageing in place: creativity and resilience in neighbourhoods

Cathy Bailey, Rose Gilroy, Joanna Reynolds, Barbara Douglas, Claire Webster Saaremets, Mary Nicholls, Laura Warwick and Martin Gollan

Eleven Later-life gardening in a retirement community: sites of identity, resilience and creativity

Evonne Miller, Geraldine Donoghue, Debra Sullivan and Laurie Buys

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