The Growing Bolder community knows how to jam! Recently, we asked for your favorite women-led songs and created a playlist with them to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8. Head to Youtube to check out the playlist and see below to check out some of the community’s suggestions.
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Thanks to our ever-evolving digital world, it’s now easier than ever before to get online and get creative. While tangible creative outlets like painting, playing an instrument, crafting and cooking are wonderful ways to let your imagination run wild, don’t sleep on the many apps that are easy to use and can spice up your photos, drawing and designs online.
The impact of creativity on people living with dementia is slowly transforming the way they are cared for. Creative activities have been shown to not only prevent or delay the onset of dementia, but they can also reduce depression, agitation, and isolation by providing the power of choice and decision making.
Acclaimed photojournalist David Burnett was drawn to the National Senior Games in Ft. Lauderdale for the same reason Growing Bolder was — to record and share the inspiring stories and images of athletes from age 50 to 103 who are defying the stereotypes of age.
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Creative expression is liberating, satisfying, and enhances our quality of life. It’s all about figuring out who we are and what we want to say and sharing it with the world in our own unique way. From fashion to photography to fitness, these fascinating folks over 50 are sharing their chosen creative outlets with their online communities.
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82-year-old Richard Thill serves as a Grand Advisor to a tech company called GrandPad, helping to get more seniors online and connected to loved ones.
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Arthur Brooks believes we can all be happy if we begin investing in our own “Happiness 401k.”
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Crafts today span everything from textiles, painting, quilting, weaving, cooking, baking, cake decorating, home decorating, to sewing, drawing and more. And nowadays, adults are embracing crafts as a pastime and as a great way to meet new people.
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