Tag Archives: creative aging

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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Tim Carpenter on “The Future of Aging” Podcast by The Front Row

Tim Carpenter, Founder and C.E.O. of EngAGE, was interviewed recently for “The Future of Aging,” Episode Two of The Front Row podcast: “We are at the cusp of the Silver Tsunami: by 2050, the number of Americans over the age … Continue reading

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Reminder: ACE/121 Grand Opening and Resident Art Exhibit on Thursday, May 25

CIVITAS is the inaugural exhibit of ACE/121, an arts-focused affordable housing project and gallery. CIVITAS is the Latin word for “community” and the exhibit explores a deeper definition of the word through art. This group exhibit of 40 artworks represents the … Continue reading

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Profiles: Theater Director Peter Brook

“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: PETER BROOK. From the LA Times: Director Peter Brook, still at it at 92, has … Continue reading

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“Bandida” – A Pistol, a Plan, and Sensible Shoes

  If you’ve not had the pleasure of seeing this entertaining 12 minute short comedy – or if you’d like to see it again – you can now enjoy it on our YouTube channel! Bandida tells the story of an older woman … Continue reading

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New EngAGE Website is Online Now!

We have redesigned our website and it is now LIVE! We have had many exciting things happen in the last year and this site represents all of our new work. We are now working with all ages — multigenerational — … Continue reading

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Take the Gen2Gen Summer Challenge!

From our friends at Encore.org: Want to learn more about how adults 50+ can take a stand for youth this summer? Reserve your spot now for an interactive session on 5/22 at 1pm PT, hosted by the Generation to Generation … Continue reading

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Ageism in Humor

Elderblogger Ronni Bennett recently wrote a post about how frustrating it is to see ageist humor go unchallenged. The kinds of jokes that are made at the expense of older people would be considered racist, sexist, and otherwise insensitive if … Continue reading

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How to Discover That You’re an Artist – Even If You Think You Aren’t

EngAGE encourages self-discovery and it’s always a special joy when that discovery involves the arts. Read Barbara Twardowski’s Next Avenue article entitled, “8 Tips to Become a Painter at Any Age: Practical advice for getting started from a happy late-in-life painter, … Continue reading

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Design and Technology Can Help Older People Stay in Their Homes

From the article, “Elder tech: The next level in age‑friendly housing,” by Michael J. Berens: “Builders have come a long way from the days when putting in a ramp, some grab bars and maybe a wheel-chair accessible bathroom was regarded as … Continue reading

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