What do we do ?
Kathy Smith and Creative Age associates work with community partners to develop, produce and deliver a wide range of creative programs, festivals, marketplace events and activities. Because of COVID-19, selected programs/events will now be offered online.
Collaboration and community engagement are the core values of who we are and what we do. Kathy Smith has established Creative Age The trainers, artists, performers, facilitators and program developers are older adults. 10% of profits to help low-income seniors get connected, and purchase needed supplies/equipment. In the past our efforts have provided drums, art supplies, costumes, theatrical sets, digital devices and much more.
Who we work with
Institutions and organizations: counties, municipalities, arts councils, museums, galleries, seniors social housing providers, seniors centres, day programs, libraries, retirement communities, businesses and organizations serving older adults.
How we’re funded
With selected community partners, we prepare funding applications to obtain grants from provincial and federal funders. Community foundations and business sponsors provide additional resources or in-kind support at the local level. Affordable user-fees are sometimes charged on a sliding fee for service.
Speaking and presentations
- New Horizons for Seniors
- Westminster College Foundation
- Ontario Trillium Foundation
- Municipality of Thames Centre
- Age Friendly London
- CARP London
- Chartwell Retirement Residence
- Middlesex County Libraries
- Thunder Bay Art Gallery
- Dearness Long Term Care Home
- Dorchester Lions Seniors Centre
- Digital Creative Arts Centre
- Centre 3 Hamilton
- Museum London
- London Public Libraries
- Municipal Arts Council
- Ontario Seniors Community Grant