Category Archives: Video

Community News: Metro Chinatown, Metro Compton, Coventry Court

From Dr. Maureen Kellen-Taylor, EngAGE C.O.O: The Metro Chinatown Inaugural Art Show in April drew a small but enthusiastic crowd who were pleased to be able to discuss each of the pieces with the artists. The artists were also glad to … Continue reading

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How the Arts Can Improve Aging

Hat tip to EngAGE C.O.O. Dr. Maureen Kellen-Taylor for this inspiring link! The Wall: How the Arts Can Improve Aging (3:21) from Aroha Philanthropies on Vimeo.  

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International Perspective: 60 Years of Tea

From the New York Times: “In my home country of Chile, having afternoon tea together with friends and family is a cherished ritual. The custom is about far more than just tea: It’s a time to catch up with loved … Continue reading

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Video from “Reflections” Art Show at LBSAC

Thanks to Helene Weinberg, Arts Program Manager at Long Beach Senior Arts Colony, for producing this cool video of the recent “Reflections” art show held there on July 15th. The show featured work by professional and emerging resident artists who live … Continue reading

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The Power of Empathy

Thanks to EngAGE Founder and Executive Director Tim Carpenter for this link: “What is the best way to ease someone’s pain and suffering? In this beautifully animated RSA Short, Dr Brené Brown reminds us that we can only create a … Continue reading

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Two Videos Featuring Our EngAGE Community Residents

Check out these two great videos featuring our EngAGE community residents! [Email subscribers: click on the title of the post to go to the blog and see the videos.] From Robin Hart, EngAGE Regional Programs Director: The video and poem, … Continue reading

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Aquadettes: Senior Synchronized Swimmers

Filmmakers Drea (pronounced Dray) Cooper and Zackary Canepari have produced a collection of three- to ten-minute video vignettes called California Is a Place. One of their films, the ten-minute long “Aquadettes,” was chosen for the Short Film program at the … Continue reading

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Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner on Comedy Central’s Twitter Comedy Fest

“Comedy Central will host a five-day comedy festival that includes a lineup of legends like Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner alongside popular young comics like Amy Schumer and the director Paul Feig. But there will be no smoky comedy clubs. … Continue reading

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Senior TV Commercial

EngAGE’s improv teacher, Jo McLachlan, and Peggy Musetti and Catherine McLachlan, present a Senior TV commercial on YouTube. Senior TV brings you comedy sketches based on suggestions from residents of various senior communities, starring some first time actors, ages 60-90, having the time of … Continue reading

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“Senior TV News” EngAGE Comedy Video

EngAGE’s improv teacher, Jo McLachlan, brought together residents from the Jasmine, Dorado, and Villa Anaheim Senior Apartment communities to share their unique take on broadcast news! Featuring: Sharon G. Schwartz, Rose Verrengia, Peggy Musetti, Miriam Suarez, Sally Leland, Jo McLachlan, … Continue reading

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