'Exploring the Impact of Internalised Ageism in Arts & Wellbeing Services' Resources

Resources from our 'Exploring the Impact of Internalised Ageism in Arts & Wellbeing Services' workshop

Delivered in partnership with Dr Georgia Bowers, the workshop examined how ageism can seep into the work of creative ageing practitioners and subconsciously shape and influence how we connect, engage and create with older people.

Here are the resources that were shared during the session, with kind permission from Dr Georgia Bowers:

Many thanks again to Dr Georgia Bowers for sharing her knowledge and expertise, and for all of her help in devising and delivering the workshop.

Dr Georgia Bowers is one of the UK’s leading Creative Ageing practitioners and is a Lecturer and Programme Leader for Applied and Contemporary Theatre at the Guildford School of Acting, University of Surrey. Her research examines the ways in which participatory theatre can challenge ageism and lobby for the rights and interests of older people. Georgia’s work with older adults has been celebrated and shared across the UK, Europe and North America. She is a trustee of London Bubble Theatre Company and is the Focus Group Representative for Wellness, Community and Aging Focus Group for the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (North America).