Category Archives: Art is Ageless

Art is Ageless 2018 winners announced

Best of Show – Professional winner, “Home Sweet Home Adobe” by Carolyn Munsell

Best of Show – Professional winner, “Home Sweet Home Adobe” by Carolyn Munsell

Fort Scott Presbyterian Village recently hosted their annual Art is Ageless event for the seniors 65 years old or older. The reception was recently held with many of the artists along with their family and friends.

The winners of this year’s competition READ MORE

‘Elder orphans’ have a harder time aging in place

Why we need more services for those without family

By Carol Marak for Next Avenue

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Credit: Getty Images

Thriving in a place that’s safe and comfortable, surrounded by cozy memories, is a natural desire of older adults. We treasure independence and want a space to call our own, and we prefer that place to reflect the person we’ve become. We understand READ MORE

Art and friendship make powerful tools to fight ageism

College students and older adults become ‘pals’ in this creative arts program

By Linda Bernstein for Next Avenue

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Credit: paletteprogram.org Caption: PALETTE participants bridge the generations

“Whom would I meet? What would I say? Would I seem dorky?” These were Rena Berlin’s concerns before she met her Partner in Art Learning, the new “pal” she’d been matched with through a program that pairs a college student with an older READ MORE