EngAGE is a non-profit that transforms aging
and the way people
think about aging by turning affordable senior apartment communities into vibrant centers of learning, wellness,
EngAGE now serves Portland, Oregon! Click here for more information.
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This is what EngAGE
is all about!
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EngAGE is a member of the Annenberg Foundation Alchemy Program.
To draw into, involve, engross, hold the attention of, fascinate; to enter into and participate.
EngAGE is a nonprofit that takes a whole-person approach to creative and healthy aging by providing arts, wellness, lifelong learning, community building and intergenerational programs to thousands of seniors living in affordable senior apartment communities in Southern California. The organization was founded in 1999 as More Than Shelter For Seniors.
EngAGE serves low- and moderate-income seniors between the ages of 55 and 100+. Here are some pertinent facts about the population:
We offer classes, workshops, and opportunities in:
• Writing and Performing Plays
• Gardening and Cooking
• Graphic Novels
• Mentoring At-Risk Children
• Sculpting and Clay Work
• Poetry and Spoken Word
• Storytelling for Radio
• Distributing Free Food
• Learning Language
• Art Shows
• Dance Classes
• Strength Training and Yoga
• Embracing Social Media
EngAGE catalyzed the development of and provides programs for The Burbank Senior Artists Colony, a first-of-its-kind 141-unit senior apartment community that offers art and creativity as the core physical and intellectual unifying amenity. The community features a theater group, independent film company, fine arts collective, music program, intergenerational arts program with the Burbank Unified School District, and the following amenities for artists in their second 50 years of creativity: 60-seat Theatre, Arts Studios, Music Performance Spaces, Computer Media Arts Center, Outdoor Performance Areas, Art Gallery, and Sculpture Garden.
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