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,

and creativity.

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News Archive


Friday, November 11: EngAGE launches programming in Minneapolis, MN, at Riverview Senior Housing! (more)


Wednesday, November 2: EngAGE Founder and Executive Director Tim Carpenter will be a featured speaker at the 19th Annual Sarnat Symposium for Geriatric Care in Reseda, CA. (more)

Saturday, October 29: EngAGE Founder and Executive Director Tim Carpenter will give a workshop on storytelling classes for elders at the Aging Well Conference in Portland, OR. Tim once worked as a journalist and advertising copywriter, and holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from San Francisco State University. He began his career in creative aging by teaching a writing class at four affordable senior housing communities in 1998. (more)


Wednesday, October 26: Next Avenue has named EngAGE Founder and Executive Director Tim Carpenter one of 50 influential people who are redefining what it means to grow older. Click here for details and to see the full list of 2016 Influencers in Aging.

Friday, October 7: Tim Carpenter, EngAGE Founder and Executive Director, will deliver the keynote to open the Oregon Arts Summit at the LaSells Stewart Center in Corvallis, OR. He will focus on how artistic pursuits can make our later lives more powerful and fulfilling. Follow the Summit plans here on Facebook.

Tuesday, October 4: EngAGE Founder and Executive Director Tim Carpenter and EngAGE Chief Administrative Officer Nancy Goodhart were guests on Jefferson Exchange, a lively talk and call-in program heard on 12 frequencies across Southern Oregon and Northern California on Jefferson Public Radio’s News and Information Service. Listen to the podcast.

Sunday, September 25: EngAGE Founder and Executive Director Tim Carpenter will be presenting at the Strategic Planning Summit: Building A Framework for Creative Aging Policy. (more) 

Wednesday, August 31: EngAGE has launched programming in Portland, Oregon! Our first community, Cascadian Terrace Apartments, is a 103-unit subsidized property providing affordable housing for very low income residents. (more)

Thursday, September 1: Tim Carpenter, EngAGE Founder and Executive Director, has been invited by the National Arts Council of Singapore to give the keynote address at the Arts in Eldercare Seminar 2016 to be held on September 1st and 2nd in Singapore. (more)

Thursday, July 21: EngAGE Founder and Executive Director Tim Carpenter will be on a panel discussing "Self-Fulfillment" at AARP Convenes - Conversation & Collaboration: How Intergenerational Approaches Are Sparking New Solutions in Health, Wealth, & Self, Brickfield Center, AARP (601 E Street, NW) Washington, DC. (more)



Tuesday, June 14: An informative new e-book is available from Next Avenue and Aroha Philanthropies entitled, Artful Aging: How Creativity Sparks Vitality and Transforms Lives. Download it free as a PDF at this link. We’re pleased that EngAGE is featured in Chapter One.

Thursday, March 3: At the annual meeting of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, EngAGE Founder and Executive Director Tim Carpenter shared the Opening Plenary panel with Hank Rogerson and Jilann Spitzmiller, the filmmaking team behind the documentary, “Still Dreaming.” (more)

Tuesday, February 9: Tim Carpenter, Founder and Executive Director of EngAGE, is in San Francisco at Encore 2016: Celebrating the Encore Effect, along with almost 500 other leaders who believe in the power of experience to address social issues. (more)



Tuesday, February 2: When EngAGE Founder and Executive Director Tim Carpenter turned 55, he shared his thoughts about being old enough to move into one of his own senior housing communities. (more)

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