Read more about our annual Creative Aging Symposium here. Read on for our Spark monthly gatherings.
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Spark: Creative Aging Gatherings

Spark seeks creative connection, mutual understanding, and unity with creative engagement professionals in the fields of aging, arts, culture, health, and more. As a collective, we are committed to improving our engagement strategies to be more inclusive and to celebrate communities of untapped potential.

Join us for monthly virtual gatherings, where we learn about creative longevity  and support each other in developing meaningful engagement programs. It doesn't matter how you define your work - as a senior living provider, artist, museum docent, home health aide, etc. We are passionate about creative engagement of all kinds with older adults, adults with disabilities, and cross-generational groups. If that's you, you've found your people! We'll announce the date/time/Zoom link every month on Facebook.
White text on blue background: "Inspired in so many ways. Thank you for helping me remember why I do what I do." -Spark Gathering Attendee
Connecting individuals passionate about creativity and aging.

Thriving communities that embrace the engagement and empowerment of older adults through creativity.

About Us
We are a collective of individuals throughout the U.S. who are passionate about the creative arts and their power to foster healthy aging and vibrant communities. We foster connection through learning, sharing, support, and celebration. Spark aims to be inclusive, accessible, and indispensable. All are welcome!
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Past Gatherings
Our monthly gatherings are a time for connection. We host artists or organizations that lead interactive elements and share about their creative aging work. Attendees range from teaching artists, professionals in elder services, representatives from cultural organizations, and students looking to learn more about the creative aging field.

For up to date information on monthly gatherings visit us on Facebook.

All are welcome!
Would you like to present at one of our gatherings? We'd love to hear from you. Email us at
Current Monthly Gathering Model: Open Forum
If you have any upcoming events or opportunities, this is a great time to share. This will be an open format gathering without structured presentations. So feel free to hop in and get a boost!! This is a gathering for folks to connect around the intersection between arts and aging. Together we hope to enrich the field by sharing information, opportunities, and to support one another.

Past Gatherings:
Spotlight: Well Connected Radio Theatre
Summer Fun - Nature Projects & the Big Oops
Summer Fun - Movement & Heritage Boxes
Spotlight: ReImagining Dementia
Community-Based Nutrition Models
Creative Conversations about Climate Change
The Human Animal Bond
Debriefing Creative Aging Symposium
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