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AFTA News and Opportunities

March 20, 2017

  There are several opportunities to share for those of you interested in the intersection of creativity and aging.  Our most recent Program E-news gives you the full scoop. Arts and the Brain: Arts for Aging Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 7:30pm The Mansion at Strathmore Janine Tursini, Arts for the Aging, Inc (AFTA) Jehan El-Bayoumi, MD, FACP, George Washington University Wall Matthews, AFTA Teaching …Read More

“Weaving Our Stories” Beautifully Blends Generations

September 1, 2016

  This summer AFTA Teaching Artists Marcie Wolf-Hubbard (art) and Annetta Dexter Sawyer (dance, theatre) led four creative workshops with older adults and children aged 7-15 at Elizabeth House in Silver Spring, MD.  This was the third annual “Weaving Our Stories” program, a collaboration between AFTA and Housing Opportunities Commission (HOC) of Montgomery County.  Elizabeth House provides subsidized housing for older adults, and the youth …Read More