Event Calendar

Thursday, June 27, 2024

Webinar: Advancing Social Connection Through Art and Creative Expression

Start Date: 6/27/2024 11:30 AM EDT
End Date: 6/27/2024 12:30 PM EDT

United States 

Event Website: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_zfbALZuPSsOI_fmYxWRKOQ

Organization Name: Commit to Connect

Commit to Connect
Email: info@committoconnect.org
Phone: (202) 872-0888

Join ACL's Commit to Connect initiative and engAGED, USAging's National Resource Center for Engaging Older Adults, on Thursday, June 27, from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm ET for a webinar and Office Hours call on advancing social connection through creative expression and art. During the webinar, the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies will explain how art, culture, and creative expression can play an important role in strengthening social connection for older adults, people with disabilities, and caregivers. Attendees will also hear from the Central Vermont Council on Aging and Dances For A Variable Population on how their programs use the arts to promote social connections for older adults.
Immediately following the 60-minute webinar, Commit to Connect and engAGED will host a 30-minute Office Hours to allow for an open discussion with the webinar speakers and participants.

This event will include CART captioning and American Sign Language interpretation. The webinar will be recorded and shared publicly following the event. If you have any questions or additional accessibility requests, please reach out to info@committoconnect.org.

USAging Fact: Learn about your peers’ work—and how it can fit into your agency’s goals! The AIA Awards recognizes successful and innovative programs that USAging members have developed to serve older adults. Get inspiration from our 2023 winners!