Understanding and transforming ageing through the arts

Michael Murray, David Amigoni, Miriam Bernard, Amanda Crummett, Anna Goulding, Lucy Munro, Andrew Newman, Jill Rezzano, Michelle Rickett, Philip Tew, Lorna Warren
  • August 2014, Policy Press
  • DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447314660.003.0003

What is it about?

This book chapter provides a summary of a series of arts-based projects designed to enhance the lives of older people. All of the projects were funded by the New Dynamics of Ageing cross-council research initiative/

Why is it important?

It is important to identify innovative strategies to enhance the quality of lives of older people. This chapter details the particular benefits of arts based initiatives.


Michael Murray
Keele University

This chapter conveys the excitement of the the various contributors in developing and implementing these projects with older people.

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