Learn how to make a paper flower collage!

Want a quick and simple art project to do as we enter the spring months of the year? Then this project is for you – all you need is some paper, coloured markers, a pencil, scissors, and a glue stick! And voila, a lovely spring bouquet art piece is yours to hang on your wall […]

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Our First Pop Art Session

Spending time in the community as volunteers often results in exciting and invigorating ideas. When my fellow Board Member Zabin Jadavji and I presented at the Senior Housing Forum, many seniors living independently came up to us asking if we would host art sessions at their residence. I have hosted art sessions before but just […]

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Must watch! Ageless Gardens – The Roles Garden Play in Healthy Aging

Whether it is a beautiful English garden you have worked on diligently on, or your grandmother’s herb and vegetable garden that fed the family all winter, gardens hold an important place in most people’s hearts. Gardening is an excellent exercise for the mind, the hands, and the senses, which is no surprise that Vision TV […]

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Must Read: Physiological Changes of Older Adults

We recently shared an infographic created by the arts health network on the benefits of participating in creative aging activities. Today we would like to share some more data from the National Centre for Creative Aging on the physiological changes practitioners and family members should be aware of when designing activities to engage in with […]

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Engaging Seniors in Artistic Activities – A Case Study

*Scroll Down for Pictures and Tips!* Hello! My name is Alice Lam and I am a Board Member of the Creative Aging Calgary Society. For the past three years I have been volunteering as a companion for a group of non-English speaking Seniors in Chinatown. They are an energetic group in their 80s and 90s, […]

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