Nature and well-being: immersing yourself in a wealth of greenery to regenerate
Sensory interaction with nature and observing greenery in parks and forests is scientifically proven to be effective in alleviating human vulnerabilities.
Want to think about your health? The doctor will see you in a library or museum
Clinics in places of culture such as museums and libraries. This is the initiative of the city of Turin.
“The Michelangelo Effect” - Neurorehabilitation through art and virtual reality
Art has an extraordinarily beneficial power. Observing of works of art through virtual reality has led to improved motor skills in stroke patients.
Nature, symbols and relation. Public archaeology as a therapeutic practice.
Community archaeology or action archaeology are terms that are entering the lexicon of contemporary archaeology, as a therapeutic practices.
Well-being becomes a meaningful horizon for museums
From 31 January to 2 February 2022 the first international summit entitled The Museums, Health & Wellbeing was held, organised by MuseumNext.
Call for Case Studies – operators and experts of Culture and Health submited projects that are currently being developed and implemented in Switzerland
The Alliance for a sustainable future involves Art, Music and Architecture.
Primo Forum svizzero “Cultura e Salute – Alleanza per un futuro sostenibile”: due giornate di confronto sull’umanizzazione della cura e dei suoi spazi.
Creative Ageing. Adding days to life and life to days
The role of culture in active ageing. Best practices from the Netherlands.
Reading: the road to a better quality of life
According to a Yale University study, people who read at least one chapter a day will live two years longer than those who do not read.
Dancing on the Stage of Life
Dance and well-being: experience, reflections and strategic guidelines from the EDN (European Dance Company Network) report.
The power of music. Social therapy.
Studies are increasingly showing that sound and music stimulate and regulate emotions, attention, cognitive functions, communication and behaviour.
A clapperboard for well-being
Cinema as a means of rehabilitation for caregivers, from a recent study undertaken during the pandemic.
Art makes me feel better
A recent report eprovides a snapshot of how the arts have enabled individuals face the pandemic in Europe.
New frontiers of science for Health: in the dialogue between Art, technological and digital innovation
Casa Paganini develops new technology and interactive multimedia systems combined with Art to assist with therapies and rehabilitation.
Play contributes to individual and collective wellbeing
Gamification is one of the trends of investment in health, applied to the awareness, prevention, monitoring and even treatment of diseases.
Aphasia. Culture to become human again.
Aphasia is a language disorder that normally occurs following a brain injury caused by a cerebral vascular accident (stroke) and results in the loss of ...
Neurodegenerative Diseases: Culture as Cure
Article, by Catterina Seia with Annalisa Cicerchia, on art projects oriented to well-being, inside and outside the places of culture and care
Towards Cultural Welfare
Article by Silvia Misiti and Catterina Seia on the growing popularity of cultural welfare neologism in future policies, not only cultural.