Karen Mak considers a recent study that explores the associations between participation in community arts groups and aspects of wellbeing in older adults in the US.[read the full story...]
Henry Aughterson writes his debut blog about a study of longitudinal associations between short-term, repeated, and sustained arts engagement and well-being outcomes in older adults.[read the full story...]
Dafni Katsampa summarises the findings of a study that uses data from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing to explore cultural engagement (theatre, concert, cinema, art exhibition or museum) and incident depression in older adults.[read the full story...]
Nuala Morse writes a #LetsTalkMentalHealthII blog about a museum-based social prescription intervention on quantitative measures of psychological wellbeing in older adults.[read the full story...]
Dafni Katsampa and Derek Tracy get all cultured and summarise a retrospective cohort study of museum attendance and dementia incidence, which suggests that cultural engagement may help protect us from cognitive decline.
The research is led by Daisy Fancourt who heads up the new MARCH Network which is launching later this month.[read the full story...]