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19th July 2013 Sara Lock

Resources tagged with "older people"

Older Audiences Engagement Snapshot 2018

The first in a series of snapshots by The Audience Agency focused on engaging audiences with specific profiles and needs

By The Audience AgencyPublished:2018 Type: research


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The Role of Local Authorities in Creative Ageing

Second edition of the report by The Baring Foundation, written by David Cutler with new case studies from councils across the UK

By The Baring FoundationPublished:2018 Type: research


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Late Opening: Arts and Older People in Scotland

Andrew Eaton-Lewis, commissioned by the Baring Foundation and Luminate, has written a report on the numerous projects across Scotland that are, in diverse and sometimes groundbreaking ways, supporting older people in engaging with the arts.

By The Baring FoundationPublished:2018 Type: research


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Age-Friendly Case Study: Wolverhampton Arts and Heritage ArtsinMind

Thanh Sinden shares the learning from a programme of activities for older people and those living with dementia.

By Family Arts CampaignPublished:2017 Type: case-study


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Age-Friendly Case Study: St George’s Bristol The Dunkirk Miracle

Laura Tanner shares the learning from a project at St George's Bristol, which brought together secondary school students and older people from their community.

By Family Arts CampaignPublished:2017 Type: case-study


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Age-Friendly Standards

Demonstrate that your organisation values all generations by signing up to the Family Arts Campaign's Age-Friendly Standards.

By Family Arts CampaignPublished:2017 Type: guide-toolkit


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A Handbook for Cultural Engagement with Older Men

A collections of case studies, lessons and top tips on engaging older men in cultural activities.

By Ed WattsPublished:2016 Type: guide-toolkit


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Shine A Light: a participation film project for the over 60s

Learn from Derby QUAD's experience of engaging and working with over 60-year-olds in a participatory filmmaking project.

By QUAD, John WhallPublished:2016 Type: case-study


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Dance to Health classes improve health and wellbeing of older people

Discover top tips for recruiting participants for older people projects and responding to health and social issues. Plus gain valuable insight into Grants for the Arts funded projects.

By Karen Hamilton, AESOP, Sara LockPublished:2016 Type: case-study


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Becoming a Dementia Friendly Arts Venue: A Practical Guide

This practical guide is designed to help arts venue managers and staff make the environment, facilities and programming of arts venues accessible to people with dementia.

By Penny Allen, Alistair Brown, Professor Paul M Camic, David Cutler, Lucinda Harvey, Maria Pasiecznik Parsons, Robyn Sweeney, Esme Ward, Dr Hannah Zeilig, Alzheimer’s SocietyPublished:2015 Type: guide-toolkit


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Adding years to life – and life to years

The Cultural Commissioning Programme is a three-year programme running from July 2013 to June 2016, funded by Arts Council England. The programme works to help the arts and cultural sector engage in public sector commissioning and to enable public service commissioners to increase their awareness of the potential for arts and cultural organisations to deliver their outcomes. In this article Jessica Harris, Project Manager, asks 'when will all commissioners recognise that activities like dancing and singing help maintain older people's quality of life and independence?' This article was originally published by Arts Professional.

Published:2015 Type: guide-toolkit


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Policies for the people

The Cultural Commissioning Programme is a three-year programme running from July 2013 to June 2016, funded by Arts Council England.The programme works to help the arts and cultural sector engage in public sector commissioning and to enable public service commissioners to increase their awareness of the potential for arts and cultural organisations to deliver their outcomes. In this article, Project Manager Jessica Harris considers the question: what would our public services look like if we used wellbeing evidence to inform policy-making?  This article was originally published by Arts Professional.

Published:2015 Type: article


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Targeting the growing retired audience

A case study about study days led by theatre professionals for older people in partnership with the University of the Third Age. Workshops on topics as varied as playwriting, directing, costume and make-up have proved very popular with this older age group.

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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Developing older people's digital literacy through creative engagement

FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) is the UK's leading media arts centre based in Liverpool. Can you hear me? I can see you! was FACT’s year-long programme working with residents of Sheltered Housing across Liverpool, Wigan and Warrington. Supported by the Baring Foundation, the programme set out to build the digital literacy of the older people aged 55 to 95  through creative engagement with artists and resulted in an exhibition of prototype communication devices that were developed with the residents.

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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Arts Engagement with older people and families

Twelve case studies of arts engagement projects working with older people and families in London. The case studies share the learning from Audiences London's Family Advocates Programme, BAC's work with non-professional older artists, a skills exchange with Building Exploratory, an architecture centre and Cubitt, a gallery and studios regarding work with older audiences, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Tate Britain's project working with children to explore artwork through classical music among others.

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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Encouraging older people to engage with culture

This report details the results from a project to increase engagement with the arts and culture among older people in Manchester. The scheme targeted 'gatekeepers' and turned them into ambassadors for culture at 15 venues around the city, including arts centres, theatres, museums and galleries. The resource introduces the Valuing Older People: Culture Champions scheme, and the context within which it was developed, and reviews the role of the Culture Champions and their networks. It also reviews the events organised as part of the scheme and the impact they had on the success of the scheme itself. It examines how suitable provision for older …

Published:2013 Type: research


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Baby boomer generation; issues of an ageing population

This report is an attempt to bring together what we know about the baby boomer population's attitudes and to map it against some of the key challenges that an ageing society presents. It argues that the principles of social equality, sustainability and quality should be placed at the heart of the political agenda. It offers a list of 11 challenges which could  help make society a better place to be old. It outlines the likely population picture in 2050 and argues that providing for old age is usually understood in terms of financial security,but this ignores the many other aspects of what people see as good lives.

Published:2013 Type: article


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Engaging older people with culture

Cultural organisations are considering the impact that an ageing society will have on the sector. In this useful pack you'll find resources to help you be 'bolder and wiser' in your approaches with this audience. It includes facts and figures, cultural engagement information and a list of potential partner organisations who work with older people.

Published:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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Impact of the 'demographic timebomb'

Note on the 'demographic timebomb' of the UK's increasingly aged population and the implications for marketing to older people.

Published:2012 Type: guide-toolkit


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