Gregg Rochester, at 62, is a psychologist turned professional painter and he does not see himself retiring anytime soon. While Gregg’s career is truly his own, he had a great art role model and mentor in his mother.
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.