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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Linda Hollerbach was diagnosed with breast cancer and 10 years later with melanoma. Throughout her treatment and journey, she discovered the healing power of creativity.
Artist and business owner Suzy Toronto, describes herself as a “free spirit,” but her description of what that means just might surprise you.
Numerous studies over the years support the benefits of learning to play an instrument at an older age. As lifespans increase, so do the opportunities so find enjoyment for decades to come.
How does a couple properly celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary, besides the usual fancy dinner and gift-giving? How about going back and time and trying to recreate the scene?
Even while self-quarantining, do your brain a favor and leverage the power of creative engagement. It’s a proven way to help keep your brain active and healthy. Get inspired by these examples of creativity in action.
Mira Lehr is one of the art world’s pioneering environmental activists. Now 85, she says she hears the clock ticking, not just for herself, but for all of mankind.
The Creative Engagement Award celebrates someone who has not only made the arts an important part of her life but shares the many benefits of creative engagement by encouraging and supporting others in their artistic pursuits. At the 2017 Growing Bolder Awards, we proudly presented this Boldy to Jodi Tassos.
Since she was a young girl, music has always been a major part of Jodi Tassos’ life, and at the age of 80, her love of the arts only continues to grow. For the past 14 years, she’s nurtured the musical education of those 55 and older as director of the Young at Heart Chorale. Come along as the group performs for a very special audience: a group of veterans residing at a VA Hospital.
Cultural anthropologist Agustin Fuentes explains how creativity has been the most important trait to the development of mankind. Find out how to add more creativity to just about everything you do.
Have you ever struggled to tap into your creative side? One of the world’s foremost experts on intelligence and creativity has some surprising advice.
Our later years are a time to return to some of the things that really matter in life. Find out how tapping into your creativity, something you may have been ignoring since you left childhood, can help make you healthier and happier.