The Creative Age: National Leadership Exchange and Conference

Be sure to check the InvisiblePoets.org blog posts this week, as I will be writing and posting images of the NCCA event, The Creative Age: National Leadership Exchange and Conference in Washington, DC June 10-14th.

The conference will host over 300 arts and aging professionals from around the world to train, network, and learn all things creative aging at arts and culture facilities around Washington, DC. If you are attending the conference, be sure to stop by the Invisible Poets poster presentation and learn about us and other outstanding programs in creative aging from across the country. Poster presentations are in the Upper Lobby of Arena Stage
1101 6th St SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20024. Arena Stage is located one block east of The Waterfront Metro Station on the Green Line.

The Poster Session features:

Life Maps: Personal Geographies
By: Paul Ferrara, Art Educator

Inspiration to Soar Tools to Survive
Nancy Mazonson, MS, OTR/L, Director, Parkinson’s Family Support Program, Jewish Family & Children’s Service, Boston and Beth Soltzberg, MSW, MBA, Program Coordinator, Living with Chronic Illness, Jewish Family & Children’s Service

Arts Fusion: The Power of Creativity in Dementia Care
By: Sharon Celsor-Hughes, Creative Arts Director, Alzheimer’s Association Central and Western Virginia Chapter

Creativity 101: Explore How to Fuel a Creative Life out Loud!
By: Julie Ellis, Hollin Hall Senior Center

Empowerment of the Ages: How Story Changes Minds
By: Lauren D. Knatz, B.S., Community Life Associate and Ann G. Greenbaum, M.S. Instructor Towson University

Ebenezer Lifelong Learning through Community Partnerships
By: Sally Peterson, Director of Lifelong Learning at Martin Luther Campus and Andrea Lewandoski, Director of Lifelong Learning at Ebenezer Ridges Campus

Development of Personalized Medical Prescription iPods as a Clinical intervention for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients
By: Linda Maguire, MA, MHS, MBus

Changing Students Knowledge & Attitudes Towards Older Adults through an Intergenerational Art Program
By: Sadie Rubin, MSSW, PALETTE, VCU School of Allied Health Professionals

Anyone Can Dance: The Effects of Inclusive Dance Performance on Older or Restricted Students
By: Judith Sachs, Anyone Can Dance

Invisible Poets
By: Alice Spicer, Alzheimer’s Chronicles Inc.

Meaningful Museum Experiences Collaboration between Tallahasee Senior Center & Local Arts Museums
By: Ta- Sitthiporn Thongnopnua, Arts Administration, Florida State University

Aging, Attitudes & Animation
By: Susan Whiteland, Assistant Professor Aft Education, Arkansas State University

National Center for Creative Aging

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