Generating Community Webinar 3: The Art of Active Aging in Community




Aging organizations across the country strive to create a whole-person approach to creative and healthy aging.  Join Tim Carpenter, Executive Director of EngAGE, named an Exemplary Program for Best Practices in Lifelong Learning by The National Endowment for the Arts and Janice Blanchard, Director, Aging in Community Network Initiative, one of the frontrunners on policy and advocacy for creativity in aging explore how thoughtful arts-making activities invigorate the mind and bodies of older adults, providing them with a new sense of meaning and purpose.  Carpenter has also started the first-of-its-kind 141-unit senior apartment community, Burbank Senior Artists Colony.  Burbank Senior Artists Colony features a theater group, film company, fine arts collective and intergenerational arts program for older adults.

Janice Blanchard, MSPH, Researcher, Writer, Consultant
Tim Carpenter, Executive Director, EngAGE

Originally held on Thursday, March 25, 2010.