IDEA LAB Salon with Tim Carpenter
Tuesday, October 8, 9:50am – 10:50am
Artists and presenters from the plenary IDEA LABS will host salon discussions each day following their presentations.
Tim Carpenter is the founder of EngAGE and host/producer of the Experience Talks radio show. EngAGE is a nonprofit that transforms aging and the way people think about aging by turning affordable senior apartment communities into vibrant centers of learning, wellness and creativity. Experience Talks is a radio magazine that shines a light on the value of experience in society.
Tim has more than 20 years of experience in the field of aging, working in senior housing, services and healthcare. He helped create the Burbank Senior Artists Colony, a first-of-its-kind senior apartment community with high-end arts amenities and programs. Tim serves on the board of directors of the National Center for Creative Aging and in 2008 he was elected an Ashoka Fellow for being one of the top social entrepreneurs in the world. In 2011, Tim received a James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award for his work transforming affordable senior-housing communities into vibrant centers for learning, wellness and creativity.