Thursday, July 30, 2009

NCCA Summer Webinar Series

Webinars are a wonderful way to bring people from around the country together to obtain the most current information on research, programming, and development of arts programs for older adults from highly trained professionals. They are an opportunity to network with professionals in the aging and arts fields locally and nationally without ever leaving your office or home. Our next two webinars in the summer series are:

August 5, 2:00 pm EDT - Practice: Learn the effective practices and case studies for developing programs in lifelong learning, health and wellness, and civic engagement. Presented by Andrea Sherman, PhD, NCCA Master Teaching Artist and President, Transitional Keys.

August 12, 2:00 pm EDT - Resource Development: Learn how to build partnerships, compound existing resources and find new revenue streams to create and sustain creative aging programs. Presented by Gay Hanna, PhD, MFA, Executive Director, NCCA

Cost: $50 per webinar. Pay by credit card from our website using PayPal. Organizational Members participate for Free! See our website for more details:

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Creative Aging News Brief

The arts and aging field is ever expanding with new research and programs proving the importance of creativity later in life. NCCA will feature a story every week of outstanding older adults, artists, programs and ideas from around the world who exemplify the significance of creativity when aging.

Dance of a Lifetime in a Lifetime of Dance
At 99-years-old Ida Arbeit is preparing for her next performance onstage with the intergenerational Kairos Dance Theater for "Dancing With Ida," a show based on her dancing experiences in New York City. Arbeit was a professional dancer for 12 years with Helen Tamiris, one of the pioneers of modern dance. She quit dancing to raise her family and teach music to children, but is back in action and on stage performing with people of all ages. Arbeit has shared her numerous moves and stories from her adventures and experiences performing over the years.
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Thursday, July 23, 2009

Positively Ninety Exhibit

POSITIVELY NINETY: Interviews with Lively Nonagenarians
by Connie Springer: Writer, Photographer and Archivist

The Opening Reception of Exhibit Photos and Narratives is August 7, 2009, 6 - 8 p.m. at the Anderson Center Government Building, 7850 Five Mile Road, Anderson Township, OH 45230

For information about the venue, call the Anderson Center at (513) 688-8400

The exhibit will run from August 7 - September 3, 2009

For more information, contact Connie Springer at

Visit Connie's website at