Southern Utah’s Creative Aging Symposium

For those interested in Ken Crossley, who presented at last year’s conference, he is presenting a follow up and providing more information for those who were interested in his breakout session. The information for this event is being provided as an announcement and is not affiliated with URTA.

The Creative Age – Southern Utah’s Creative Aging Symposium

Great Hands-on Workshops, Presentations, and Entertainment!

Live your dreams! It is never too late to learn to paint, to sing, to dance, to write… 25 amazing presenters will inspire you!

The conference opens with a gala dinner with a moving and motivating presentation by Hyrum Smith and a silent auction to benefit the Music and Memory program. Breakfast and lunch will be served Saturday. All meals included with full registration, lunch is included with half-day registration.

This multidisciplinary conference will address artists, art therapists, recreation/activity coordinators, aging services and healthcare professionals, service organizations, caregivers, healers, elected officials, policy makers, funders, change leaders, and active adults seeking opportunities to expand their horizons and improve the quality of their lives.

Examine the role the arts play in promoting health and wellness for seniors. Develop strategies to bring creative expression to our senior community. Network with other professionals interested in pursuing creative aging programs. Provide information, opportunities, and inspiration to seniors.

Keynote speakers include Hyrum Smith, co-founder of FranklinCovey, Greg Finch, Field Services Director of the National Center for Creative Aging, Washington DC, Jone’ Law Koford, Operations Officer,  Southwest Region, Intermountain Healthcare, and Kelli Charlton, Education Director, Center for Active Aging.

Workshops from leading certified art, music and drama therapists, community planners, medical specialists and more.

CEU credits available for 15.00 processing fee.

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