EngAGE changes lives
by transforming affordable senior and multigenerational apartment communities into vibrant centers of learning, wellness, and creativity.
a whole person approach to creative living, providing college-level programs in the arts, wellness, and lifelong learning.
across generations, helping older adults become involved with younger people in their communities as mentors, sages, and neighbors.
the development of arts colonies that offer unique creative amenities such as art studios, galleries, and theaters.
that participating in arts activities improves the health and quality of life of older people.
Tim Carpenter and EngAGE articulate a compelling vision of a better world, then act to turn that vision into reality, driving positive social change further and faster.
People talk about the need to develop housing for older people that provides “enrichment.” EngAGE shows that not only can it be done, it is being done.
Few organizations create lasting solutions to systemic issues. EngAGE has done just that. It exemplifies 21st century creative living for older adults.
EngAGE is unique in its approach to healthy aging because it literally meets seniors where they are – in the apartment communities where they live.
EngAGE demonstrates how the longevity revolution can be a source of individual and social renewal. Tim Carpenter is a national treasure.
Tim Carpenter talks about the positive effects that occur when individuals engage in art-making in an intentional way. His vision makes that possible, multiplied by 100+.
EngAGE is smart, innovative, and uplifting in its approach. We are proud to partner with EngAGE on its intergenerational efforts in Southern California.
I came from the era in which I would say, "Oh, I'm just a housewife." Now, I can say to you, "I am an artist. I am an actor. I am a poet." Isn't that wonderful?
Burbank Senior Artists Colony is the nation’s first apartment rental community dedicated to providing exceptional independent living for older people in a creative, arts-inspired environment.
EngAGE is the proud recipient of several grants from The May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust, which supports organizations that offer opportunities to children and youth; adults and families; elders; and people with disabilities.