USF's Dance Instructor Natalie Greene on Creative Aging SF | USF in the News | Scoop.it

"One floor beneath the exhibit for famed filmmaker Stanley Kubrick, San Francisco’s Contemporary Jewish Museum last month hosted the one-year anniversary of a unique collaborative – the first of its kind nationally – that unites creative aging professionals from the Bay Area.

Creative Aging SF is fast becoming the centerpiece of a thriving creative arts scene for older adults by succeeding where other areas of health care often fail: it breaks down walls of separation and blends the dedicated efforts of Bay Area creative arts professionals with the experience and wisdom of older adults."

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"“I leave each meeting feeling energized and inspired by my colleagues,” says Natalie Greene, director of the multigenerational dance troupe Dance Generators, headquartered at the University of San Francisco’s Department of Performing Arts and Social Justice. “There is a great service in lightening the load of leaders who get bogged down by administrative responsibilities and need to be reminded that our work is magical.”

 

[Via @CalHealthReport]