Category Archives: Burbank Senior Artists Colony

Plans for Healthy Eating for Older People

  The National Institute on Aging provides several interesting articles about nutrition for older people. Click here to learn about choosing healthy meals as you get older, the importance of reading labels, tips for healthy eating for people with Alzheimer’s Disease, … Continue reading

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Movement Based Performance Art Class for Three EngAGE Communities

Here’s an example of the kind of creative programming our residents will enjoy in 2017. This is a shared class that is open to residents at North Hollywood Senior Arts Colony (NoHo SAC), Burbank Senior Artists Colony (BSAC), and the Piedmont … Continue reading

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News from Burbank Senior Artists Colony: Indian Luncheon

Local Burbank residents Serykah Aggerwhil and her family returned to Burbank Senior Artists Colony to host their bi-monthly Indian luncheon. This month Serykah showed BSAC residents regional dishes from where she grew up in northern India. The room was decorated … Continue reading

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NoHoSAC and BSAC Poets Shared Their Work at a Reading

Thanks to two generous grants from Poets & Writers,  poet Oshea Perry taught a series of nine workshops and held a reading at both the Burbank Senior Artists Colony and the North Hollywood Senior Arts Colony, with the BSAC class joining the NoHoSAC group … Continue reading

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News from Burbank Senior Arts Colony: Community

Residents enjoyed treats and danced the night away as the Paul Damon Band played to an adoring crowd at the BSAC Halloween Party. Celebrating holidays together is one of the great joys of living in an EngAGE community!   ~Megan … Continue reading

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News from Burbank Senior Artists Colony: Shibori Dyeing Workshop

Residents at BSAC enjoyed a Japanese Shibori Indigo Dyeing Workshop. Their designs were so popular that they have requested a second workshop to make holiday gifts. ~ Megan Hocking – Creative Programs Director  

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Radio Rewind: NPR’s Morning Edition Visits EngAGE Senior Arts Colonies

In July of 2013, Morning Edition broadcast this report filed by Ina Jaffe. Listen to learn how EngAGE Founder and Executive Director Tim Carpenter convinced developer John Huskey, president of Meta Housing, to join forces and create a radical new approach to senior housing: our … Continue reading

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How to Rent an EngAGE Community Apartment

We often receive emails asking about renting apartments in one of our EngAGE communities. All of our communities handle their own applications, so the best way to get started is to check our list for properties that are in areas … Continue reading

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USA Today: “Seniors Try Artist Colony as an Option”

EngAGE has received some wonderful press over the years covering everything from special events and awards to feature articles about our flagship communities and some of the people who live in them. Here’s an example from USA Today in 2013 … Continue reading

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New Video: “Seniors Getting Late-Life Arts Education”

An excellent new video from The National features our North Hollywood Senior Arts Colony community and Burbank Senior Artists Colony artist Walter Hurlburt. The National is CBC Television’s flagship news program. Airing seven days a week, the show delivers news, … Continue reading

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