At the age of 86, Clarence Johnston is too busy living in the present to talk much about his past. As a world-renowned jazz drummer he has played over 50 years, traveling and performing with jazz artists Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Dinah Wash
The Creativity and Aging Study: The Impact of Professionally Conducted Cultural Programs on Older Adults
This study, led by Gene D. Cohen, MD, looked at the impact of professionally conducted cultural programs on the physical health, mental health, and social functioning of older adults. This was the first controlled study to look at the impact of tapping into creative potential apart from treating problems to promote health with aging.