901 North Jones Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada 89108 ~ Phone (702) 648-3425 ~ Fax (702) 648-1408
Nevada Senior Services' Adult Day Care Center of Las Vegas was awarded a Competitive MetLife Foundation Creative Aging Program Funding and Technical Assistance grant to provide an arts education program designed to improve the well-being of older adults.
The Creative Aging Program was initiated in 2009 by MetLife Foundation and the National Guild for Community Arts Education in response to the rapid rise in the number of Americans aged 60+, as well as the research demonstrating the health benefits generated by professionally-led, participatory arts programs for older adults.
The Creative Aging Program is designed to:
Nevada Senior Services is committed to creative aging with music, dance, and art as an important set of tools in maintaining the health and fitness of our older adults. This program has a major impact on our ability to motivate participants, provide stimulation, and combat the depression that so often is the underlying factor driving unnecessary institutionalization.