Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 11:11am


February 23, 2016 (Los Angeles, CA) – The National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA) will convene national leaders and advocates, master teaching artists and researchers for the regional launch of the NCCA Creative Caregiving Guide on February 23, 2016 3:00PM – 6:00PM PT, at the EngAGE NoHo Senior Arts Colony in Los Angeles, California. NCCA will co-host this pioneering event for family and professional caregivers with ...

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 - 1:33pm

Congress recently passed legislation and the President signed into law the IRA charitable rollover for 2015. If you are over the age of 70 1/2 you can donate directly to the year-end NCCA Creative Caregiving Campaign from your IRA. Withdrawals from IRAs are taxed as income. You would receive a tax deduction for...

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 1:30pm

Throughout the Fall season NCCA will be featuring a Beautiful Mind from each year of the campaign and what they are up to now.

2010 Winner Betty Reiser, 90

Our 2010 Beautiful Minds winner, Betty Reiser, has continued to live an active, involved...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 10:59am
On August 8, 2011 Beautiful Minds winner, John Guider completed the final phase of his journey along some of the great waterways of the nation called, "The Great Loop". NCCA has been following John every paddle along the way. It has been a great adventure being on this journey with him. 
We caught up with John after he...
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 3:59pm
NCCA has been keeping a close eye 2011 Beautiful Minds winner John Guider as he makes his way down the great Mississippi River. Since we last checked on this modern day Huckleberry Finn, John has faced some obstacles on the water. With severe storms and the rising river a major concern during the first few weeks of July, the National Coast Guard put a ban on any recreational boating on the Mississippi river in order to prevent damage to saturated banks and flood walls. 
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 1:44pm

John Guider began phase seven of his journey around the great waterways of the east coast and mid-west. John set sail in Wisconsin, along Lake Michigan on June 19. Within the first week of rowing he faced high waves and strong winds. On June 27 he arrived at Port Washington safely where he gathered more supplies. John has made time to explore and take beautiful photos of his surroundings. During his time in Milwaukee John made friends who let him sleep in their boat and showed him the...

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 11:25am

Written by Susan Perlstein

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 
I arrived at the Mercure Hotel - blurry eyed and half asleep.  After settling in, David Cutler from the Baring Foundation, a supporter of the Long Live Arts Conference, and I walked across a large open square bordered by two theaters, City Hall, whimsical sculpture, hundreds of bikes and bikers zipping across the square. I...
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 4:29pm

To the 2015 Leadership Exchange and Conference attendees:

Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 10:14am
Throughout the summer NCCA will follow photographer, author, and 2011 Beautiful Minds winner, John Guider, during the last phase of "The Great Loop" journey circling around the nation's great water ways along the east coast and through the mid-west. John Guider shared his remarkable story at both the 2015 Congressional Briefing and the 2015 Leadership Exchange and Conference.
A former advertising photographer, John decided later in his life to leave his job, build...
Monday, May 11, 2015 - 8:48am
CONTACT: Joan Jeffri, founder/director of the Research Center for Arts and Culture at the National Center for Creative Aging, 202-895-9456
National Center for Creative Aging to Receive National Endowment for the Arts Grant for ART CART: SAVING THE LEGACY
Award is among 1,023 Made Nationally
WASHINGTON, DC – May 6, 2015 - Through it’s grant-making to thousands of...