The relationship between creative expression and aging

The National Center for Creative Aging distributed a newsletter earlier this month, which highlighted research conducted by the University of Rochester Medical Center supporting the concept that creative thinking keeps the brain healthy. The study associated creativity with openness, with regards to the measure of cognitive flexibility and the willingness to entertain novel ideas. Researchers…

Spotlight on the National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA)

Get Creative! Being creative is another way to stimulate your mind. There are organizations all around the country that can help people of different ages be creative. For example, children frequently participate in dance, art or music classes to fuel their creative side. Seniors have the same programs available. Headquartered in Washington, DC, the National…