Archives for May 2018

Lookback: Poetry Sessions with Older Adults

Writer Jill Winkowski has always loved to tell a good story.  Thankfully, she worked with us in 2012 to gather vignettes, memories and recollections from residents at The Gardens of Warwick Forest and turn them into poetry.   Through the process of creating poetry, participants benefit from reminiscing and expressing themselves.  You can tell they relish sharing time-honored […]

This Week: Dive into Arts with Special People

We’re celebrating the arts and #creativeaging this week; you’re invited to join us:  On May 14, JuJu shares an interactive percussion jam at VersAbility; Jim Newsom and Jim Knox play folk favorites at Coliseum Conv. & Rehab Center in Hampton.  On Tuesday May 15,  you can sing w/Skye Zentz at Sentara Rehab and Care Residence […]

Lookback: 2012 Poetry Sessions for Older Adults

Writer Jill Winkowski has always loved to tell a good story.  Thankfully, she worked with us in 2012 to gather vignettes, memories and recollections from residents at The Gardens of Warwick Forest and turn them into poetry.   Through the process of creating poetry, participants benefited from reminiscing and expressing themselves.  You can tell they relished […]

Week of May 7 – Musical Month of May

GiveLocal757 is May 8.  This week we’ve arranged for 20 artists and volunteers to sing and dance with dozens and dozens of older adults and their caregivers, through- 7 programs in 5 cities.  See the full list here.  You’re invited to attend and bring an elder – call us so we can arrange. Help us […]

May Day Visual Arts Workshop at Sentara PACE

Here’s a post from visual artist Flo Wolin, about her May 1 2018 visual arts workshop at Sentara PACE Churchland:  Mary Curro and I enjoyed sharing our art this morning. We did appreciate the help from Elyse, our volunteer. We had 11 artists, many returning, a few new. We celebrated May Day, with flowers and music […]