WHY JOIN CREATIVE AGING?
A note from the Executive Director, Bev Ross:
From personal experience as an Activity Director working in an Adult Day Program for close to ten years, I have encountered individuals with memory impairments, who are all but disconnected from the world around them, sing an old familiar tune and recall their younger years. I have witnessed a gentleman, debilitated with Parkinson’s disease, eagerly stand and dance to his favorite melody! I have marveled at the artwork of individuals who were, at first, reluctant to paint because of their disabilities. And I’ve seen the sparkle in their eyes, reflecting a great sense of confidence and pride as they share their masterpiece! For many, it rekindles the sense that life is still exciting and there are still new things to learn, share and enjoy, regardless of their age or infirmities! These are the moments that Creative Aging offers to our seniors!
What a few of our constituents have to say:
"I don't know what we would do without them". Betty C. (Service Coordinator)
"Bringing Creative Aging to our center has been a new and refreshing program for our members" Pam S. (Center Director)
"We are able to offer our members a wide variety of programs" Cathy C. (Center Director)
"Creative Aging has exposed the seniors to outstanding artists in all medium forms" Lynn M. (Director)