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NEA Interagency Task Force on the Arts and Human Development

The number of older adults is rapidly increasing throughout the world. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that the number of adults over age 65 in the U.S. will almost double by 2030. There is a pressing need to develop novel, sustainable, and cost-effective approaches for promoting health and well-...
"Is art the fountain of youth? What are the potentials and how can we exploit them?" So asked David Reuben, chief of the Division of Geriatrics at the University of California, Los Angeles. As moderator, Reuben asked the first of many questions at last Friday's workshop on Research...