Category Archives: Hand-Crafting

News from Cotton’s Point: Art Show and Afternoon Tea

On October 11th the residents of Cotton’s Point Senior Apartments in San Clemente, CA, celebrated their art with an afternoon tea. Artist Christine Barone taught a three month “Art for Healing” workshop. Participants immersed themselves in a class that encouraged … Continue reading

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Photos from the First Annual EngAGE Community Cup

The First Annual EngAGE Community Cup (formerly Senior Olympics) was held in September at Cerritos Park East in Cerritos, CA. Congratulations to all of the enthusiastic participants and medalists, and a special hat tip to the team from Long Beach … Continue reading

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News from Metro Hollywood: Creative Expressions

From painting, to jewelry making, to coloring, residents at Metro Hollywood in Hollywood, CA, get many opportunities to express their creativity. ~ Sandra Vargas, Regional Program Director  

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News from Magnolia @ 9th: Crafting for the Community Cup

The Craft Class at Magnolia@9th in San Bernadino, CA,  is gearing up for the EngAGE Community Cup (formerly the EngAGE Senior Olympics). Residents are attending the class with extra enthusiasm and dedication because they have been working on the project … Continue reading

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News from Magnolia@9th: Hand-Crafting

Residents at Magnolia@9th Senior Apartments in San Bernardino, CA, spend their afternoons crafting and laughing with their neighbors. They love having new craft projects each month. Recently, they learned to work with empty plastic water and soda bottles to create flowers … Continue reading

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News from Metro Chinatown: Arts and Letters

In Crafts Class at Metro @ Chinatown Senior Lofts in Los Angeles, CA, residents got an opportunity to get creative and use their imaginations making lovely roses from construction paper. Poetry Class encourages flexibility and freedom of writing. This month, … Continue reading

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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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