Tag Archives: creative aging

News from Metro Chinatown: Valentines

  Last month, creative residents at The Metro @ Chinatown Senior Lofts in downtown Los Angeles enjoyed making decorations for their home or as a gift for a loved one for Valentine’s Day. ~ Sandra Vargas, Regional Program Director  

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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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Free Tax Preparation Help

The Los Angeles Public Library has partnered with the AARP Tax Foundation, CSULA, CSUN, and UCLA to provide free income tax preparation at selected libraries. Click here for more information. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax … Continue reading

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Experience Talks 3/26: Active Octogenarians

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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Tim Carpenter’s TED Talk

Have you ever listened to EngAGE Founder and Executive Director Tim Carpenter’s excellent TED Talk? In 2011, he explained EngAGE in an informative and entertaining presentation to a very receptive audience. Take a look! It’s eleven minutes well spent.   … Continue reading

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News from Tavarua: Master Gardener Visits

Master Gardener Caran Greenwald, from the Master Gardener Association of San Diego County recently visited Tavarua Senior Apartment’s courtyard in Carlsbad, CA. Residents enjoyed her presentation of “Vegetable Garden 101.” The presentation got more exciting when it moved outside, and … Continue reading

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News from North Hollywood Senior Arts Colony: Art Show 3/28

Join us for NoHoSAC resident Larry Blecha’s first art show! He is in his 60s and only started to experiment with paint a couple of years ago after an injury. This is why the name of the show is Art: It’s … Continue reading

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News from Casa Bonita: Hand-Crafting for Valentine’s Day

Artistic residents at Casa Bonita Senior Apartments in Huntington Park, CA, created two different Valentine’s Day art projects. For the first project, they painted puzzle pieces, then glued them on a foam heart shape and framed it. For the second project, … Continue reading

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News from San Antonio Gardens: Jewelry

Residents of San Antonio Gardens Senior Apartments in Norwalk, CA,  model their high fashion bracelets from the Jewelry Making Class. ~Essence Parker, Regional Program Director  

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Profiles: Composer John Kander

“Profiles” is an EngAGE Blog category devoted to occasional posts about older people who have made a significant creative impact in our world. Today’s subject: JOHN KANDER. JOHN KANDER, who celebrates his 90th birthday on March 18th, is the composer … Continue reading

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