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Bill Tramposch

2019 Aroha Fellow for Museums and Creative Aging, American Alliance of Museums

Recent Posts by Bill Tramposch

Revisiting the Summit on Creativity and Aging in America

Category: Ad Summa: Museums and Creative Aging
The 2015 Summit on Creativity and Aging in America represented a key turning point in our country’s conversation about creative aging. Co-presented by the National Endowment for the Arts …

A Comedian’s Take on Aging

Category: Ad Summa: Museums and Creative Aging
I once heard a comedian say that life is wonderful, just backward. He said that if he were God he would have had us born into old ague-ridden age (a seven, say, on the Shakespeare scale of …

The Upside of Aging

Category: Ad Summa: Museums and Creative Aging
Paul Irving is the president of the Milken Institute, where he leads initiatives to improve public health and aging across America and the world. I have had the pleasure of communicating …

Creative Aging Strategies from Abroad

Category: Ad Summa: Museums and Creative Aging
A couple of years ago, New Zealand’s Office for Seniors initiated the development of a “Healthy Ageing Strategy.” Toward that end, they invited leading national organizations …

The Old Man’s Guide to Health and Longer Life, 1750!

Category: Ad Summa: Museums and Creative Aging
In the nearly endless stacks of the British Library there rests a little book entitled The Old Man’s Guide to Health and Longer Life. It was written in 1750 by a gentleman named John Hill, …

Funding for Creative Aging Programs

Category: Ad Summa: Museums and Creative Aging
Without exception, the idea of initiating creative aging projects and programs at our museums is a very attractive one, but finding support to launch such efforts is another matter …

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