Feature on Scripps News

Scripps News is a national news network dedicated to objective investigative reporting. Recently, Janine Tursini, Director and CEO of Arts for the Aging, sat down with journalist Clayton Sandell to talk about arts participation’s transformative power as we grow older. Watch the episode here.

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CBS features Quicksilver on The Talk

Check out this clip from CBS’s The Talk. For their #FeelGoodFriday segment, choreographer and Arts for the Aging Teaching Artist, Nancy Havlik, talks about the “great power dance has to connect all of us in the world.”

Washington Post Feature

Arts for the Aging’s work to bridge the gap with isolated seniors is featured in this Washington Post article. Despite the limits of social distancing, we’re working to find innovative ways to deliver arts engagement to older adults and their caregivers. Arts for the Aging will be incorporating virtual technologies and volunteers in these efforts. Stay tuned to learn how you can support us.

30th Anniversary Gala: Celebrating Pioneering Creative Aging

On October 15 AFTA celebrated its pearl anniversary with a gala and awards dinner at Top of the Hay, the crown atop the historic Hay-Adams hotel in Washington, DC, featuring a special program showcasing AFTA’s gifted professional artists. It was a beautiful evening recognizing luminaries in philanthropy, humanitarianism and thought leadership in health, aging and the arts. 30th Anniversary Gala Awardees were Teresa Heinz, Chair Emeritus of The Heinz Family Philanthropies who was recognized with the Lolo Sarnoff Founder's Award for Humanitarianism and Philanthropy; and Dr.  Jehan El-Bayoumi, Professor of Medicine, George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates and Founding Director of the Rodham Institute of GWU School of Medicine and Health Sciences. View the Gala program here. View photographs from the evening here