Tim Carpenter is the founder of EngAGE and host/producer of the EXPERIENCE TALKS radio show. EngAGE provides a whole-person approach to creative and healthy aging for thousands of seniors by delivering college-level wellness, arts/creativity, lifelong learning, civic engagement and intergenerational programs on-site at dozens of affordable senior apartment communities in Southern California. EngAGE also produces a weekly radio show, Experience Talks, to shine a light on the value of experience in society and to change the way people think about aging, airing for 250,000 listeners on Tuesdays from 2-3 p.m. on KPFK 90.7 FM in Los Angeles, 98.7 FM in Santa Barbara and streaming live on the web at www.kpfk.org. Tim has more than 20 years of experience in the field of aging, working in senior housing, services and healthcare. Prior to his entry into the senior services arena, Tim worked as a journalist and advertising copywriter, holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from San Francisco State University and was a produced playwright. He is a credentialed writing teacher that has been teaching creative writing for stage and screen to seniors for more than 10 years. In 2008, Tim was elected an Ashoka Fellow for being one of the top social entrepreneurs in the world. Tim was also selected as the James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award winner in 2011.