Category Archives: Art is Ageless

‘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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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

The famous museum that’s redefining aging

New York’s Museum of Modern Art is reaching out to spark joy

By Linda Bernstein for Next Avenue

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Credit: Courtesy of MoMA Caption: MoMA’s Prime Time Gallery Conversations

It’s “Prime Time” for older adults who visit the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City.

Famous for its prestigious collection, which includes the painting of melting watches by Salvador Dali, a self-portrait by Frida Kahlo and sculptures READ MORE

Art is Ageless® winners announced

Front row from left: Wilda Buffo, Jean Swanson, Sharon Shelton, Neva Wilcox. Back row from left: Dr. Steve Swaim, Iris Magnus, Colleen Cain, Jean Stockton, Sharon Ternes,Velora Bradshaw. Not pictured: Donna Thompson.

Front row from left: Wilda Buffo, Jean Swanson, Sharon Shelton, Neva Wilcox. Back row from left: Dr. Steve Swaim, Iris Magnus, Colleen Cain, Jean Stockton, Sharon Ternes,Velora Bradshaw. Not pictured: Donna Thompson.

Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor has announced the winning artists in the annual Art is Ageless® juried competition.

“We are honored to exhibit artwork by seniors,” said Tara Clawson, marketing director. “Art is Ageless is unique in featuring READ MORE