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London's Book Benches Highlight the Capital's Great Literary Works

London's Book Benches Highlight the Capital's Great Literary Works | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
A public art project invites you to have a seat on outsized versions of tomes linked to the city.
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After His Mother’s Death, Oscar Isaac Turns to Shakespeare for Solace

After His Mother’s Death, Oscar Isaac Turns to Shakespeare for Solace | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
Heading back to his theatrical roots, he stars this summer as the tortured, grief-stricken prince in ‘Hamlet.’
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I Was Diagnosed With Dementia in 2010. This Is My Story.

I Was Diagnosed With Dementia in 2010. This Is My Story. | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
Slate is now featuring a video series about Gerda Saunders and her family as her dementia advances.   This essay was originally published in the Georg
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Sound Health | The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

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Sound Health- The Kennedy Center studies the intersection between the brain and music.
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Theater of War: A Warrior's Last Words

Theater of War: A Warrior's Last Words | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
U.S. veterans read the words of the Greek hero Ajax and his wife, Tecmessa, as he contemplates suicide.
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How listening to music helps your brain - CNN Video

How listening to music helps your brain - CNN Video | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us why music therapy is good for the brain and how it can help us live to 100.
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Art Therapy & Music Therapy | Cleveland Clinic

Art Therapy & Music Therapy | Cleveland Clinic | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
Learn how Cleveland Clinic's Arts and Medicine Institute was created. Integrating creative therapy into the lives of our patients and families.
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Being A Musician Is Good For Your Brain

Being A Musician Is Good For Your Brain | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
People who play an instrument are sharper and have faster reaction times.
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When Art Becomes an Exercise in Vulnerability

When Art Becomes an Exercise in Vulnerability | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
A massive sculpture in Denmark becomes a way for people to collaborate and connect.
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A Syllabus For Empathy — Or Why Health Care Workers Should Read Poetry

A Syllabus For Empathy — Or Why Health Care Workers Should Read Poetry | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
A doctor reflects on the power of poetry to help better understand a patient's struggles.
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Mark Doty: ‘This book is not a leisurely meditation on mortality. This is my life for all to see’

Mark Doty: ‘This book is not a leisurely meditation on mortality. This is my life for all to see’ | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
The books interview: The American poet and Aids chronicler talks about drugs, gardening, break-up tattoos and letting go after years of being strong
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For This Couple, It’s Death Till They Part

For This Couple, It’s Death Till They Part | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
At a marriage of two Zen Buddhist monks, death and dying were among the main points of discussion.
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Can listening to nature improve how we listen to music?

Can listening to nature improve how we listen to music? | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
How birds, bugs and breezes heighten the summer concert experience.
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Home Page Top Stories

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The Women Surrealists Helping Me Through our New Political Reality

The Women Surrealists Helping Me Through our New Political Reality | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
Like many creatives after the election, I entered an existential exigency that made me question whether art was worth making anymore. I wasn’t alone. At all of
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To Be a Genius, Think Like a 94-Year-Old

To Be a Genius, Think Like a 94-Year-Old | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
We assume that creativity and innovation belong to the young. We’re wrong.
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Sharon Olds, America’s Brave Poet of the Body

Sharon Olds, America’s Brave Poet of the Body | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
Sharon Olds can still remember how furious editors became when she started submitting her poems, 40 years ago. “They came back often with very angry notes,” the
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Arts Therapy Improves Recovery and Cuts Medical Expenditures

Arts Therapy Improves Recovery and Cuts Medical Expenditures | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
For people going through a tough time, sometimes a little touch of humanity is all that's needed.
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Alumna’s music career aimed at healing and helping -- Lesley University

Alumna’s music career aimed at healing and helping -- Lesley University | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
In Cheryl Melody Baskin’s work as a teacher, performer and author, she’s reached schoolchildren, nuns and Oklahoma City bombing survivors
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Baskin's book is now available at amazon.com/author/cherylmelody.  Visit her website:
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It would be interesting to find the book she discusses she is writing in this article.
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A Poem Praises Smog, and Why Not? It’s From Cancer’s Perspective

A Poem Praises Smog, and Why Not? It’s From Cancer’s Perspective | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
China’s toxic air has drawn attention to a Chinese surgeon’s poem that takes the viewpoint of a hungry lung cancer reveling in the “delicious mist and haze.”
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This former journalist helps caregivers get to know who their patients once were, before dementia took hold

This former journalist helps caregivers get to know who their patients once were, before dementia took hold | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
District woman's organization writes personal profiles of dementia patients for their caregivers
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