Category Archives: Hand-Crafting

News from Cantabria/Asturias: Needlecraft Culminating Event

Craig has been teaching Needlecraft at Cantabria Senior Apartments and Asturias Senior Apartments in Panorama City, CA, since last fall. Craig has a large group of folks with varying levels of expertise who come every week and they create. They make … Continue reading

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News from Tavarua: Hand-crafted Holiday

Last month, residents of Tavarua Senior Apartments in Carlsbad, CA, created beautiful 4th of July canvas paintings. The instructor supplied many red, white, and blue materials and supplies, and encouraged the artists to be creative. The finished products were displayed … Continue reading

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News from Metro Compton: A Busy Summer

Lots of activity at The Metro @ Compton this summer! The Food Forward Program provides eligible residents with with a monthly delivery of fresh produce. Residents sing the Happy Birthday song and enjoy a delicious slice of cake and other … Continue reading

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News from Magnolia @ 9th: Summer Fun & Learning

Summer at Magnolia at 9th Senior Apartments in San Bernardino includes classes in Art, Hand-Crafting, Yoga/Meditation, and an informative presentation about health insurance. Instructor Clarisa Arostegui taught the residents the paper quilling technique using a comb to create paper flowers … Continue reading

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News from La Coruña: Summer Culminating Event for Knitting Class

Craig has been teaching Needlecraft at La Coruña Senior Apartments in Van Nuys, CA, since the fall. He keeps bits of his students’ yarn on his key chain so that when he goes to the yarn store, he can match … Continue reading

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News from The Grove: Greeting Cards and Bookmarks

The Volunteer Action Committee from SCAN Health Plan came to The Grove Senior Apartments in Garden Grove, CA, and worked with residents on a special creative project using photo paper to make beautiful greeting cards and bookmarks. ~ Meloney Morse, … Continue reading

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News from Buckingham: Exercise, Creativity, and Celebration

Residents surely do look happy with their varied activities at Buckingham Senior Apartments in Los Angeles, CA! ~ Sandra Vargas, Regional Program Director  

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News from NoHo SAC: Jewelry Making Class

On Thursday, June 29th, North Hollywood Senior Arts Colony held a very popular workshop in Jewelry Making, led by artist Corinne Loperfido. She passed around books on jewelry making and showed some unique pieces of her own. The enthusiastic residents … Continue reading

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News from Pac Arts: Makers Space Studio

At the Pacific Avenue Arts Colony (Pac Arts) in San Pedro, CA, resident artists recently have been engaged in informative training sessions that oriented them to the newly appointed Makers Space studio. The training was led by room designer and builder, … Continue reading

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News from Cotton’s Point: Hand-Crafting for Spring

The San Clemente High School “Visits of Love Club” and AVID members joined Cotton’s Point Senior Apartment Craft Class this week in San Clemente, CA. The intergenerational programming has given the residents the opportunity to build new friendships and participate … Continue reading

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