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Anne Basting

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Awards  MacArthur Fellowship
Award  MacArthur Fellowship
Discipline  Gerontologist
Alma mater  University of Minnesota
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Institutions  University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Books  Forget Memory: Creating Better Lives for People with Dementia
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Anne Davis Basting, age 51, is an American gerontologist working as a professor of theater at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Peck School of the Arts. Her work centers around aging, memory and dementia, both from the point of view of the elderly and that of society; and of the uses of theater, storytelling and other arts in eldercare. She is one of the 2016 MacArthur Fellows (recipients of the $625,000 so-called "genius grants").



She graduated from University of Wisconsin–Madison, and University of Minnesota.


  • The Stages of Age: Performing Age in Contemporary American Culture. University of Michigan Press. 1998. ISBN 0-472-10939-1. 
  • The arts and dementia care: A resource guide, New York: National Center for Creative Aging, 2003, ISBN 9780982337325
  • Forget Memory: Creating Better Lives for People with Dementia. JHU Press. 1 November 2009. ISBN 978-0-8018-9649-1. 
  • TimeSlips Creativity Journal. UWM Center on Age & Community, 2004, ISBN 9780982337301
  • Anne Basting; Maureen Towey; Ellie Rose, eds. (15 May 2016). The Penelope Project: An Arts-Based Odyssey to Change Elder Care. University of Iowa Press. pp. 5–. ISBN 978-1-60938-414-2. 
  • Journals

  • Basting, A. D. (2001) "God is a talking horse: Performance of self in dementia". The Drama Review 45(3): 78–94.
  • Basting, A. D. (2003) "Looking back from loss: Performing the ‘self' in Alzheimer’s disease". Journal of Aging Studies 17(1): 87–99.
  • Basting, A. D. (2006) "The arts and dementia care". Generations 30(1): 16–20.
  • De Medeiros, K., and A. D. Basting (2013) "Shall I compare thee to a dose of Donepezil?: Cultural arts interventions in dementia care research".The Gerontologist 54(3): 344–353.
  • McFadden S., and A. D. Basting (2010) "Healthy aging persons and their brains: Promoting resilience through creative engagement". Clinics in Geriatric Medicine 26(1): 149–161.
  • References

    Anne Basting Wikipedia

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