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Chapter 2 Notes

18. The AdvantAge Initiative, Center for Home Care Policy and Research, Visiting Nurse Service of New York
19. See
20. Don Adams and Arlene Goldbard, Creative Community: The Art of Cultural Development (New York: Rockefeller Foundation, 2001), 107.
21. Ibid.,14.
22. Arlene Goldbard, keynote address, Conference for Community Arts Education, National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts, November 2006.
23. Adams and Goldbard, Creative Community, 65.
24. Executive summary, “Out of the Shadows, Envisioning a Brighter Future for Long-Term Care in America” (Providence, RI: Brown University Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, 2006), 6,
25. Anne Davis Basting and John Killick, The Arts and Dementia Care: A Resource Guide (Brooklyn: National Center for Creative Aging, 2003), 8–9.
26. Susan Perlstein, Generating Community: Intergenerational Partnerships Through the Expressive Arts (New York: Elders Share the Arts, 1994), 8.
27. Joe Verghese and others, “Leisure Activities and the Risk of Dementia in the Elderly,” New England Journal of Medicine, June 19, 2003.
28. Carla E. S. Tabourne and Yongho Lee, “Study of Kairos Dance Theatre’s Dancing Heart Program,” University of Minnesota, Department of Kinesiology, 2005-2006.
29. Joe Verghese, “Cognitive and Mobility Profile of Older Social Dancers,” Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 54, no. 8 (August 2006): 1241.
33. “Creating Art Inspires Wellness Among North Dakota Seniors,” State Spotlight (Washington, DC: National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, 2005),
34. Clarissa A. Rentz, “Memories in the Making: Outcome-Based Evaluation of an Art Program for Individuals with Dementing Illnesses,” American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias 17, no. 3 (2002): 175–81.
35. Martin Gizzi, with Brian Dallow, “Music and Quality of Life Among Nursing Home Residents with Dementia” (Edison, NJ and Scotch Plains, NJ: New Jersey Neuroscience Institute at JFK Medical Center and Music for All Seasons, n.d.),
36. Cynthia Kincaid and James R. Peacock, “The Effect of a Wall Mural on Decreasing Four Types of Door-Testing Behaviors,” Journal of Applied Gerontology 22, no. 1 (2003): 76–88.
38. Eva Götell, Steven Brown, and Sirkka-Liisa Ekman, “Caregiver Singing and Background Music in Dementia Care,” Western Journal of Nursing Research 24, no. 2 (2002): 195–216.
39. Sherry L. Willis and others, for the ACTIVE Study Group, “Long-term Effects of Cognitive Training on Everyday Functional Outcomes in Older Adults,” quoted in Shankar Vedantam, “Short Mental Workouts May Slow Decline of Aging Minds, Study Finds,” Washington Post, December 20, 2006.
40. Arthur F. Kramer and others, “Fitness Training and the Brain: From Molecules to Minds,” presentation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 11, 2006.
41. Robert S. Wilson and others, “Loneliness and Risk of Alzheimer Disease,” Archives of General Psychiatry 64 (2007): 234–40.


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