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"BURBANK SENIOR ARTS COLONY" PROGRAM

WHATSenior housing apartment community for independent, creative older adults.
WHYTo provide seniors who are interested in the arts with a supportive, like-minded apartment housing community.
WHEREMeta Housing Corporation.
Los Angeles area.
Burbank, California, USA.


Program Description


"The colony was founded on several premises: Creative people enjoy being around like-minded people; not everyone wants to retire to a house on a golf course. The final premise - that health is connected to intellectual stimulation - is key. Aging studies indicate that seniors who participate in arts programs are in better health, less prone to depression, and take less medication."

-latimes.com

The purpose of the  “Burbank Senior Artists Colony” Program is for seniors to be  given the opportunity of living in apartment housing within an artistic community, and the tools to engage in senior theater, senior art, exploration and education.

The “Burbank Senior Artists Colony” Program is a senior living community surrounded by an art inspired environment with access to live entertainment in the performance art theater, and creating art in on-site art studios. Lifelong Learning programs include writing classes such as Poetry In Motion, Computer Class and  Anti-Aging exercise classes.

Senior learning and educational classes take place on the Burbank Senior Arts Colony campus through the “EngAGE” Program. The “EngAGE Senior Learning” Program takes a person-centered and whole-person approach to creative and healthy aging by teaching senior arts along with wellness, lifelong learning, community building and intergenerational programs.  Senior art classes are taught by college-level professionals. Senior art classes available include writing, acting, performance arts, visual arts, digital and more.

The senior arts complex offers rental units in both one and two-bedroom options.  Other housing amenity options include:

Performance Theater with stage and piano
Resident Resource Center
Creative Art Studios
Business Center/Conference Center 
Outdoor courtyards with fireplace and fountain
Heated swimming pool & sun deck
Resident library
Fitness center & fitness classes
Game room with billiards table & card tables
Art display galleries
Beauty Salon

The “Burbank Senior Artists Colony” Program is close to shopping, restaurants, banks and theaters and professionally managed by Legacy Senior housing community specializing in senior arts and senior theater.
source: seniorartistscolony.com

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