Caregiver Action Network Feature

Arts for the Aging Teaching Artist Kathy Hankins joined an immersive training for Alzheimer’s caregivers, and was interviewed by the Caregiver Action Network! Cheers, Kathy!

 

Click here to view the full interview.


50+ Montgomery County Feature

Cable County Montgomery in Maryland featured Arts for the Aging in their recent episode of 50+ Montgomery County about the joys and benefits of dancing. Quicksilver Dancer and Arts for the Aging Trustee Judith Bauer and Director & CEO Janine Tursini joined Commissioner on Aging Katie Smith to discuss engagement in creative movement as a means of health improvement and life enhancement. Watch the full interview here.


Art inspired by Arts for the Aging programs on display at Yale University

The Yale School of Medicine will display this drawing created by Lenique Huggins, our 2022-2023 Communications Fellow. “Happy Days are Here Again” depicts an Arts for the Aging program participant painting in a workshop. The piece will be displayed in the exhibition, “Mindful: Exploring Mental Health Through Art” from January 2024 through August 2024.

Click here to learn more about the art in the exhibition.


The Creative Connections Project in the News

The Beacon Newspaper published an article about the Creative Connections Project, “Artists Spread Joy to Senior Communities.” The article celebrates our Montgomery County expansion initiative and encourages residential long term care communities to apply to receive four fully funded therapeutic arts programs.

 

Click here to read the full article.

Click here to learn more about the Creative Connections Project.


Photograph: Mirna, a resident of Sterling Care Rockville, dances with teaching artist Deborah Riley at an Arts for the Aging workshop in November 2023.