Wisdom Talks: Jennie Smith-Peers, National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA)


Join Us for a Discussion on Creative Ageing with Jennie Smith-Peers!

The Global Ageing Network’s next “Wisdom Talk” will focus on creative ageing and the importance of giving a voice to older adults through the arts. Our featured speaker is Jennie Smith-Peers, executive director of the National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA), an organization that is dedicated to fostering an understanding of the vital relationship between creative expression and healthy ageing, and to developing programs that build upon that relationship.

Join us for our next “Wisdom Talk” on Creative Ageing
featuring Jennie Smith-Peters

2519 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
21 February 2018
4 p.m. EST

(For remote access, tune into the Global Ageing Network event via Facebook Live from 4-5 p.m. EST!)


Watch on Facebook Live

To follow along, you can download Jennie’s presentation slides here: Wisdom Talk Presentation: Jennie Smith-Peers_21Feb18.pdf

About the Speaker

Jennie Smith-Peers is executive director of NCCA, leading the nation in supporting capacity building, cutting-edge research, and public policies for older adults in the arts. Prior to her tenure at NCCA, Jennie served as executive director of Elders Share the Arts, a pioneering arts and ageing organization.

Jennie believes the arts are critical to personal, community, and national well-being. She also believes that by giving a voice to older adults through the arts that the dynamic of a community can be changed, thus building a more equitable society for all.

For more information, please contact Shannon Davis.