As a city with art in its veins, New York City is a natural to be a leader in creative aging. The large
SU-CASA program offers exuberant evidence of this: participants love it and attest to the difference it makes in their lives.
But SU-CASA needs a stronger infrastructure to expand and thrive. As creative aging matures as a field of practice, its progress depends on increased visibility and the collaborative efforts of cultural organizations, senior-serving organizations, city agencies, and the arts community at large. Like New York City itself, art draws its vitality from a diverse pool of resources.