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6th Creative Aging Symposium

  • Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre 197 1 Street Southwest Calgary, AB, T2P 4M4 Canada (map)

Don't miss out on the 6th Creative Aging Symposium held for the first time at the Chinese Cultural Centre on May 15, 2018! Learn the best practices in how to incorporate creative aging into your lives and promote active and positive aging among older adults. 

This full-day event is perfect for practitioners, seniors, students, or caregivers working or living with older adults. 

- Examine the role of creative aging in promoting positive aging

- Develop strategies for developing creative aging in practice

- Network with individuals in creative expression and aging

Keynote Description:

Enhancing creativity, creative capacity, and creative development: Empowering ourselves to empower others | Presenter: Robert Kelly, UofC Werklund School of Education, Alberta Creativity Network 

To grow our creativity and creative capacity is to become empowered. To become creatively empowered through the application of design thinking occurs through collaborative creativity enabling innovative practice and invention in diverse situations. This is all framed against a backdrop where constraints are viewed as opportunities through our creativity, and perpetual change is embraced. Bring your ideas, questions, and a sense of humour to this energetic journey as we explore the notion of how to grow creative capacity to empower ourselves to benefit and empower others. 

Earlier Event: May 14
Memory Cafe
Later Event: May 16
Memory Cafe