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“She wheeled her chair over to me to say she felt such a strong need to say how much joy the program brought her and to the other participants; how valuable it was to know that someone like me cared about old people like them.”
—Anthony Hyatt, AFTA Musician


AFTA engages older adults in health improvement and life enhancement through the arts.

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Mission Support comes from donations from 250+ individuals, through dozens of community partnerships, and through 23 foundation, government and corporate grants such as:

Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County Maryland State Arts Council Art Works – National Endowment for the Arts

Artful Living Blog

Quicksilver’s Marge Wydro:  A Tribute

On Wednesday, October 21st, Arts for the Aging lost a bright star from our constellation of talented teaching artists and volunteers.  Marge Wydro, 95, had been a member of AFTA’s senior improvisational dance company Quicksilver for more years than we can remember. … [Continue →]

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