In an earleir activity, we examined one explanation for how creativity can develop in early life. Next, please read the article Creativity can last well into old age, as long as creators stay open to new ideas from the Washington Post online, available here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/creativity-can-last-well-into-old-age-as-long-as-creators-stay-open-to-new-ideas/2013/11/21/31487172-52ca-11e3-a7f0-b790929232e1_story.html
After you have read and thought about the article, click Activity 16: Creativity in Later Life. Within this topic, click “Create Thread.” Enter the subject line of your choice. It should be something that calls attention to the topic(s) you will be writing about in your post. In one detailed post, reflect on any ideas in the article you found surprising or different from the views you already held about creativity in later life.
Based on the information in the article and the other readings completed in this class so far, summarize what you believe to be the three most important keys to keeping creativity alive throughout the lifespan. Include at least one example of someone you know personally or someone you’re familiar with who illustrates either adapting creatively to physical or other challenges, or actively engaging in active learning/creating in later adulthood.