Susan Perlstein - Trailblazer

Susan Perlsten is a creative aging pioneer, and continues to advocate for the creative potential in all of across the globe.


​The Trailblazer's Name

Susan Perlstein

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Arts Discipline 


The Story

Susan Perlstein is the Founder Emeritus for the National Center for Creative Aging in Washington, DC, and the  Founder of Elders Share the Arts in New York City.  She is an educator, social worker, administrator and artist. More than that, she has been a life-long advocate for the potential of creativity in all of us. Her work has helped create the field of creative aging, and she continues to work tirelessly as a connector and catalyzer of creative aging work around the world.