Category Archives: Art is Ageless

Wichita Presbyterian Manor announces Art is Ageless winners

Midori Melton’s “Mr. Cardinal” took first place in Christmas, amateur. Robert Mayle’s “On Bantry Peninsula” was named Best of Show-Amateur.

Midori Melton’s “Mr. Cardinal” took first place in Christmas, amateur.
Robert Mayle’s “On Bantry Peninsula” was named Best of Show, amateur.

Wichita Presbyterian Manor recently hosted a reception for the winning artists in the annual Art is Ageless® juried competition.

“We are honored to exhibit artwork by seniors,” said Amy Watson, life enrichment director. “Art is Ageless is unique READ MORE

‘Elder orphans’ have a harder time aging in place

Why we need more services for those without family

By Carol Marak for Next Avenue

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Credit: Getty Images

Thriving in a place that’s safe and comfortable, surrounded by cozy memories, is a natural desire of older adults. We treasure independence and want a space to call our own, and we prefer that place to reflect the person we’ve become. We understand READ MORE

Art and friendship make powerful tools to fight ageism

College students and older adults become ‘pals’ in this creative arts program

By Linda Bernstein for Next Avenue

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Credit: paletteprogram.org Caption: PALETTE participants bridge the generations

“Whom would I meet? What would I say? Would I seem dorky?” These were Rena Berlin’s concerns before she met her Partner in Art Learning, the new “pal” she’d been matched with through a program that pairs a college student with an older READ MORE