Never Too Late - July 2022

PCOA In-house Specialists in LGBTQ Elder Care: Sarah Bahnson LGBTQ Community Liaison Elizabeth Reeves Community Services System Director John Chihak Intake Specialist Jennifer Caragan Case Management Supervisor Maddy Bynes Director of Public Policy & Special Projects

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Our Featured Artist: Kim McKay

Kim McKay grew up in Utah and has always been fascinated by the southwest desert country. She has lived in Arizona on and off for over 20 years. She studied interior design and

The Drawing Studio is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, creative learning organization that brings art and the benefits of creating art to the entire community. The Drawing Studio offers affordable fee-based and free classes and workshops, hosts events and exhibits, and fosters awareness of the positive effects of creativity on individuals. The mission is to inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to embrace art practice as a pathway to person growth and healthy community. PCOA and The Drawing Studio proudly partner to feature original work by older artists in Pima County in Never Too Late , celebrating and showcasing the creativity of older adults in our community.

architecture at the University of Utah and graduated in 1986 with a Master of Architecture degree. She worked in architecture, project management and facility management for over 30 years, most recently as Assistant Vice President in Facilities at the University of Texas Medical Branch. She retired in 2017. During her career she had limited time to work on art and had taken mural painting and bronze casting in her spare time. But after retirement and returning to Tucson,

she started taking courses at The Drawing Studio, primarily painting and drawing. She was very inspired by her teachers and in March 2022 one of her abstract pieces won 2nd place at the Southern Arizona Art Guild show. Website The work featured on this issue’s cover, Gates to Nirvana, acrylic, 24” 24” by Kim McKay. (full image above)

PCOA Board of Directors Adaline Klemmedson, Chair Agnes Poore, RN, Vice Chair Estella Searcy, Secretary Robert Ramirez, Treasurer Members: Robert Bell, Immediate Past Chair Steve Borden

Beth Smith R.Wayne Wood M.D. David Yarger Title III Programs Advisory Council Karla Bennington, Chair Wendy Ascher, Vice Chair Fred Bossemeyer

Ava Butler Elizabeth Davidson Karla Bennington ( Advisory Council Chair) Maxine Goldstein

Carla Castaneda Frederick R. Eisele Allan Gordon George Mairs Stella Mae Smith PCOA President & CEO W.Mark Clark

Amy Levin Ron Meck Christina Noz Denise Richerson

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