NSG 382 Creativity, Creative Arts, Health and Aging (3)

This course examines multiple perspectives on creativity, creative arts, health and aging including personal, cultural, theoretical and research perspectives. Students will explore the benefits of creativity for older adults, caregivers and communities, the health effects of engagement in creative arts programs, and the therapeutic elements common to existing creating arts programs for well, frail, and cognitively impaired older adults and caregivers. Students will engage in Service-Learning experiences involving local creative arts programs for older adults.

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