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April 24, 2020

Crafts to the Rescue!

A group of artists in New York’s Catskill Mountains have joined the war on Coronavirus by making facemasks for healthcare staff: the Catskilled Crafters. This group of artists in upstate…

December 4, 2019

Senior Planet Entrepreneurs to hold Holiday Fair

…first-ever book fair featuring members whose published books are selling. Arts and crafts entrepreneurs “Last year’s Holiday Fair was a great success,” says New York Program Director Aaron Santis. “It…

August 28, 2019

Travel solo? No problem!

…Smithsonian Museum. Artsy vacation: Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts , Ludlow, VT. On any given day in the summer you can find artists weaving baskets, needle-punching rugs,…

May 21, 2016

Summer Camps for Adults—Yes, Older Ones, Too

Did you go to camp as a kid? If you fondly remember long summer days filled with arts and crafts, team games (Color War anyone?), campfire sing-alongs, swimming, theme days…

June 15, 2016

To Live 10,000 Years: Arlyne’s Will to Keep on Going

…arts & crafts sale, where she made big-time cash selling her handmade jewelry. Arlyne sells to a clown. Months later when I was down south, on my way to New…

July 25, 2013

97 Ideas for Happy Aging: Get Involved

…jam, perform and exhibit would be included in the design. Read The Vintage Club: skillsharing Create an on- and offline “club” that teaches long forgotten crafts, recipes and dialects to…

August 20, 2014

Aging Out of Place in Punta Gorda, Belize

…help. Then I branched out into arts and crafts because the kids don’t have a creative outlet. And someone turned me on to a couple of NGOs who collect books,…

August 22, 2013

Far-Flung Families: Using Tech to Bridge the Distance

…site for collecting and sharing images; “pinners” make “boards” around such categories as home renovation, crafts and recipes. If someone near and dear is planning a wedding or baby’s room…

May 27, 2015

Meet YouTube’s Oldest How-To Star

…quilting, crafts, cooking, gardening – you can share it. Cooking for instance – that would be easy to video. If you’re doing something interesting that not everyone else is doing,…

December 28, 2015

Stylin’ Seniors Are Showing the World Some Attitude

…arts and crafts and go to the nursing home and dance with the elderly. At the nursing home, I like to dress up the people’s rooms.” Emilia Roldan, 80, Grand…

October 2, 2017

Who Should Design Tools for Older People?

…a cake baker, a woman who imports crafts from Africa and a children’s book writer. (Second Act sees freelancing as a form of entrepreneurship.) The team has nudged the baker…

09/21/2019 | 10:00am9:00pm EDT

Great Irish Fair

Music, food, fun, dancing and crafts – all available at the Great Irish Fair….

06/01/2019 | 12:00pm6:00pm EDT

Outdoor Art Exhibit

Take a stroll downtown to browse the art and crafts available at this iconic sidewalk art show….