As a child Nancy King performed for her elementary school, wrote and directed her first play at the age of ten, and almost 65 years later, she hasn’t slowed down. Following a long career as a professor at the University of Delaware, Ms.
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.