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Resilience and ageing : creativity, culture and community

Author: Anna Goulding; Bruce Davenport; Andrew Newman
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2018. ©2018
Series: Connected communities (Bristol, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Understanding how creative interventions can help develop social connectivity and resilience for older people is vital in developing a holistic cross-sector approach towards active ageing. Academics with a wide range of expertise critically reflect on how the built environment, community living, cultural participation, lifelong learning, and artist-led interventions encourage older people to thrive and overcome  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Goulding; Bruce Davenport; Andrew Newman
ISBN: 9781447340911 1447340914 9781447340928 1447340922
OCLC Number: 1079203666
Description: xiii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Setting the field : older people's conceptualisation of resilience and its relationship to cultural engagement / Anna Goulding --
Ages and Stages : creative participatory research with older people / Miriam Bernard, Jill Rezzano and the Ages and Stages Theatre Company --
Social connectivity and creative approaches to dementia care : the case of a poetry intervention / Kate de Medeiros and Aagje Swinnen --
Narrative identity and resilience for people in later life with dementia living in care homes : the role of visual arts enrichment activities / Andrew Newman, Bruce Davenport and Teri Howson-Griffiths --
After the earthquake : narratives of resilience, re-signification of fear and revitalisation of local identities in rural communities of Paredones, Chile / Cynthia Meersohn Schmidt, Paulina Osorio-Parraguez, Adriana Espinoza and Pamela Reyes --
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 --
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 --
Crafting resilience for later life / Jackie Reynolds --
Oral histories and lacemaking as strategies for resilience in women's craft groups / Anna Sznajder and Katarzyna Kosmala --
Objects of loss : resilience, continuity and learning in material culture relationships / Helen Manchester --
Later-life gardening in a retirement community : sites of identity, resilience and creativity / Evonne Miller, Geraldine Donoghue, Debra Sullivan and Laurie Buys.
Series Title: Connected communities (Bristol, England)
Responsibility: edited by Anna Goulding, Bruce Davenport, Andrew Newman.

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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 everyday  Read more...
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