Research digest: Older people – culture, community, connection

Centre for Cultural Value, University of Leeds,
24 March 2022, England

In recent years there has been growing interest in the role that cultural participation can play in older people’s wellbeing and sense of connection to other people. 

This research digest, produced as part of a collaborative review between the Centre for Cultural Value and Connecting Through Culture As We Age project (University of Bristol) presents a review of the literature relating to the value of cultural participation on wellbeing and feelings of social connection as we age.