Canadian Senior Artists Resource Network

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The Canadian Senior Artists’ Resource Network I Centre de ressources pour les artistes aînés du Canada was launched in 2011 by the arts and cultural community to assist professional artists to live out their senior years in…

Loosing Your Connection with the Muse – Ian Tamblyn

"There are times when the creative light grows dim even for the most determined and dedicated songwriter. One may have the best intentions and be of good heart and yet the songs won’t come. It would seem as though the muse has abandoned…

Seniors retirement art colony – USA

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The Burbank Senior Artists Colony is one of three revolutionary housing concepts for senior housing built by John Huskey, president of Los Angeles-based Meta Housing. Huskey partnered with Tim Carpenter, founder and executive director of EngAge,…

Performing Arts Lodge – PAL

PAL Canada is the national umbrella organization, linking the PAL Chapters in Halifax, Ottawa, Toronto, Stratford, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver. Membership in PAL implies a commitment to PAL’s mandate, which is to provide…

Making Aging Livable: New York?s Senior Center Artists-in-Residence Program

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SPARC : Seniors Partnering with Artists Citywide is a community arts engagement program that places artists-in-residence at senior centers across the five boroughs of New York City. Participating artists receive a stipend and access to senior…

National Pension Plan – Artists in Canada

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"The Artists in Canada National Pension Plan is managed for youindividually by the Saskatchewan Pension Plan, now in it's 30th year. After doing the research and careful consideration, AIC decided this well managed and credible Pension Plan…

Senior Artists Research Project

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For the first time ever, an influential group of Canadian arts organizations is joining forces to look for ways to do more to support Canada’s senior artists (that is, artists in all disciplines who are 65 and over). The Senior Artists’…

Dancer Transition Resource Centre Services

Dance is one of the most demanding professions, physically, emotionally and financially. The Dancer Transition Resource Centre (DTRC) works with professional dancers on an individual basis, providing compassionate support and practical services…

Should Artist Sell Home to Live Overseas – semi-retired ?

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...dreaming the dream ... A Globe and Mail Financial Facelift article ... "At 57, Gregory is thinking ahead to semi-retirement. His dream is to work and travel abroad for six months of the year, mainly in Britain. As an artist, his income is…

Canada Pension Plan

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Almost all individuals who work in Canada contribute to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). The CPP provides pensions and benefits when contributors retire, become disabled, or die.