Last Chance to Nominate a Beautiful Mind

There is less than a week to get your nominations in for the “Beautiful Minds: Finding Your Lifelong Potential” photo essay contest! The National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA) has partnered with life’sDHA™ to seek nominations at beautiful-minds.com for U.S. adults 55 and over who are doing beautiful things with their minds without letting age be a barrier….

Nominate A Beautiful Mind

The National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA) is thrilled to partner with life’sDHA™ again on “Beautiful Minds: Finding Your Lifelong Potential,” a campaign that celebrates individuals who are keeping their minds beautiful and raises awareness of the actions people can take to maintain one of the most vital parts of the body—the brain. Gay Hanna,…

Focus on Mental Health for International Chess Day

Gay Powell Hanna, Ph.D., M.F.A and executive director of the National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA) says that brain-stimulating activities keep the mind active. The NCCA is dedicated to fostering and understanding the relationship between creative expression and healthy aging. Research indicates that keeping your brain active as you age may help to generate new brain…

Spotlight on the National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA)

Get Creative! Being creative is another way to stimulate your mind. There are organizations all around the country that can help people of different ages be creative. For example, children frequently participate in dance, art or music classes to fuel their creative side. Seniors have the same programs available. Headquartered in Washington, DC, the National…