Pictured: Arts for the Aging partnering with the Smithsonian Institution on their program, See Me, for people with cognitive impairments and their caregivers; now being adapting into online modules.

Engaging in the arts is among the meaningful and productive activities that have long been associated with better health outcomes for older adults, as shown by experience and through research,” Beth Bienvenu the NEA’s Director of Accessibility writes, “including needing fewer doctor visits and less medication, as well as better mental health and more involvement in overall activities.” Read more here.