How Bay-Area Senior Citizens Preserve Culture Through Teaching 3D Design

Sarah Fisher
Sarah Fisher October 6, 2021 1 min read
Connecting community, culture, and creativity

For a group of seniors in San Francisco’s Japantown, a unique teaching opportunity offered a way to connect to younger generations through creativity and culture. Through the support and guidance of Autodesk employee Gail Tanaka, Bay-Area nonprofit Kimochi created a program to connect seniors with children in the community using technology as a common ground. The program teaches seniors the useful skills of 3D design and printing, which they impart to the kids. Kimochi is dedicated to the wellbeing of seniors, offering programs to keep them active, connected to their community, and the next generation.