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Make a playlist for someone with dementia: the results will astonish you | Sarah Metcalfe | Opinion | The Guardian

***The Arts in Health Series: Music and Dementia***

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          One of the most important ongoing developments in medicine has been the integration of the arts into medical practice. 73 more words

National Endowment for the Arts Report: Staying Engaged: Creative Aging and the Arts

***Creative Aging Series: The Arts and Longevity***

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            Decades of research and practice have strengthened our understanding of the critical importance of the arts in health longevity.Today’s post is an important new report from the National Endowment for the Arts on the contributions of engagement in the arts to lifelong health and wellness. 39 more words

Lily Yeh: An Artist Who Brings Art to Impoverished Communities | Asian American Arts Centre

***Transforming Communities Series: Lily Yeh and Barefoot Artist***

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          Lily Yeh is one of the founders of the Village of Arts and Humanities in Philadelphia and through her group, the Barefoot Artist, brings art to communities across the world. 55 more words

Dance for Parkinson's disease at the Stanford Neuroscience Health Center | Stanford Medicine

***The Arts in Health Series: Dance and Parkinson’s Disease***

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          One of the most important developments in medicine over the last 20 years has been the increasing integration of the arts into formal medicine. 91 more words

Forget Me Never Project | Arts & Health

***The Arts in Health Series: Making Art in a Dialysis Unit***

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          The arts are an active force in health care in Ireland. 96 more words

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing

***Special Report on Arts, Health, and Wellbeing: UK All-Party Parliamentary Group***

IMPORTANT REPORT ON THE ARTS AND HEALTH

          Today’s post may be the most important one you read this week. 110 more words

Art can be a powerful medicine against dementia | Nicci Gerrard | Society | The Guardian

***The Arts in Health Series: Dementia and the Arts***

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              One of the most powerful uses of the arts in health is in the caring for people with dementia. 118 more words