Tag Archives: creative aging

News from Portofino: Gardening

The residents of Portofino Villas in Pomona, CA, are embracing the warm weather, summer motivation, and community enrichment activities. Look at this lovely garden! ~ Alma Wright, Regional Program Director  

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News from Pac Arts: Art Show Reception – August 3rd

Please join us at the Pac Arts Gallery on Thursday, August 3rd, from 6-8 p.m. for the Opening Reception of our new show, “Young at Art,” featuring the work of young emerging artist Alexis Velasco and the young art students … Continue reading

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News from Good Samaritan Society – Waconia & Westview Acres: Art Class Goes Bananas

  At the Good Samaritan Society – Waconia and Westview Acres in Waconia, MN, on day one of the drawing class, 2 teaching artists worked with 14 students on an unusual project: sketching bananas! The students also completed a survey … Continue reading

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Experience Talks 7/23: Anthony Montgomery

Tune in to Experience Talks, our weekly “Radio Magazine for the Experienced Listener,” on Sundays at 5:00 PM PT on KPFK 90.7 FM Los Angeles, 98.7 FM Santa Barbara, 99.5 China Lake, 93.7 N. San Diego, streaming live online, and … Continue reading

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News from ACE/121: Arts Colony in Glendale Celebrates Grand Opening

A large crowd gathered in the courtyard to enjoy the official grand opening of ACE/121 on a beautiful, sunny day. There was a tasty buffet and entertainment was provided by some of the talented residents of this new 70-unit Glendale, CA, … 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 Park Plaza: Timeslips Storytelling

EngAGE tried something completely different at Park Plaza Senior Apartments in North Hollywood, CA, a property known for its fiercely separatist cultural diversity between the residents from Armenia and Russia. The factions seemed to be the last holdover from the … Continue reading

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News from Portofino: Paper Quilling

The residents of Portofino Villas in Pomona, CA, have taken on a challenging craft: paper quilling, an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs. Participants kept their motivation on … Continue reading

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News from Magnolia @ Highland: Summer Fitness Fun

The goal at Magnolia @ Highland Senior Apartments in San Bernardino: get fit and have some summertime fun! Residents are enjoying weight training and water aerobics to start their day off right. Classes meet Mondays and Thursdays. That pool is … Continue reading

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News from Andalucia and La Coruña: Cooking Class

At Andalucia Senior Apartments in Panorama City and La Coruña Senior Apartments in Van Nuys, CA, the Cooking Class is held once a month and both properties attend together, switching locations month to month. Anne Apra, a professional caterer and their teacher, … Continue reading

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