Browse “Creative Aging”

‘Disconnected From Other Folks,’ Seniors Grapple With A Loneliness Epidemic

via The Boston Globe   |   Article and Blog Post

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“Nothing Changes: Art for Hank’s Sake” Trailer

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From Burning Hammer Productions YouTube Channel: “Could you pursue your passion no matter what? Hank Virgona has, and at 87 years old continues to trek to Union Square six days a week despite poor health, …

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“A Storied Life”: A New Generation of Digital Storytellers Emerges

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In January, the culminating event for, “A Storied Life,” a 12-week digital storytelling workshop, taught by Theresa Dawson, was held at the Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) and offered in partnership with The Knolls, a …

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“Create Together” at Allegheny County Library Association

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From the blog post: Today we feature Create Together: An Intergenerational Art Program out of Allegheny County in Pennsylvania. This program exemplifies the library-as-incubator idea, relying on community expertise and partnerships to provide a collaborative …

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“Performed by the People Who Lived It”: Theatre 55 Stages Shows Older Adults Want

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In this blog post, Lifetime Arts Co-Founder and Executive Director, Ed Friedman, talks about Theatre 55, a  company founded in 2018 by Richard Hitchler in St. Paul, Minnesota, whose mission is “to enrich the lives …

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“Tell me about a time when you were resilient.”

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For the past three years, Dane Stauffer has been teaching a storytelling program series at the Park Square Theater in Minneapolis, MN. Dane was in the middle of teaching the last segment when COVID-19 forced …

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10*10*10: Free Poetry Workshops with Dave Johnson

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From March 23 through March 27, Lifetime Arts Roster Artist Dave Johnson partnered with Poets House to host 10-minute poetry workshops at 10AM EST. In the workshop, participants tuned in to write a quick poem …

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11 Tips for Maintaining a Creative Practice, When Home Is Your Studio

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The following is a post published by Pratt Institute to aid their student and faculty communities during COVID-19. The tips are universally relevant for anyone who wants to create at home. “COVID-19 has quickly changed …

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50 More Minnesota Artists Trained in Creative Aging Program Model

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In July 2019, Aroha Philanthropies and the Minnesota State Arts Board offered the third in a series of Creative Aging trainings for teaching artists working in all arts disciplines. The event, held at the Minneapolis …

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A Daughter Documents A Giant of Salsa and Latin Jazz

via The New York Times   |   Article and Blog Post

From Nathan: “Carmen Santos-Robson (from the Newark School of the Arts – who will be implementing programs soon via National Guild Catalyzing Creative Aging) shared an article with me about her father, Ray Santos, which …

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