Let your imagination soar.
Start telling stories
TimeSlips opens storytelling to everyone by replacing the pressure to remember with the freedom to imagine.
improves the well-being of elders by infusing creativity into care relationships and systems.
We offer simple tools, training and inspiration to families, volunteers, students, staff in all settings, and CEOs.
We are evidence-based, award-winning and person-centered. And you can be too!
News & Events
2016 ILLINOIS PIONEER COALITION
You are invited to join the creative care revolution through three TimeSlips half day workshop opportunities. Through a combination of instruction, videos, interaction, and practice, attendees will learn:
- The link between person-centered care & creative engagement
- Long-term care is a time & place of growth
- How to infuse creativity into everyday interactions
- How to implement the TimeSlips improvisational storytelling program
- The possibilities for long-term projects that engage community, families, and students
August 3 | 8:30am - 12:30pm | Smith Village (2320 W. 113th Pl., Chicago, IL 60643)
August 17 | 8:30am - 12:30pm | Carterville Community Center (120 N Greenbriar Road, Carterville, IL 62918)
August 31 | 8:30am - 12:30pm | James T. Dove, MD Conference Center, Prairie Heart Institute (619 E. Mason Street, Springfield, IL)
Registration is $25 for members of the Illinois Pioneer Coalition and $45 for nonmembers at www.illinoispioneercoalition.org
Click HERE to learn more about how to register!
"I WON'T GROW UP!"
The latest project by artist Anne Basting is an intergenerational look at the meaning and value of childhood at any age.
FREE MONTHLY TIMESLIPS WEBINARS
Join us for the next FREE TimeSlips Webinar scheduled for Wednesday, March 23 at Noon CDT. Register today.
Kathryn Louis Hawkins, MT-BC, will share her experiences in building new TimeSlips programs. A thirteen-year TimeSlips Facilitator and Trainer since 2005, Kathy will give practical advice on grant writing/partnerships, marketing methods (even with little to no budget) and lots of examples!
Our monthly webinars are designed to inspire and deepen your work to bring meaningful engagement to older adults at home or in group care settings.
Missed the last webinar? Watch the recording here.
DID YOU KNOW?
TimeSlips is listed on the AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange? That's the U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services Agency for Health Research and Quality!
Find it here.
NEW RESEARCH STUDY
Click here to read the latest study by Dr. Daniel George that finds TimeSlips' positive impact on people with dementia, staff, and the care communities themselves.
HOW DO I USE THIS WEBSITE?
There is so much here to discover! Watch our video here.
TIMESLIPS AWARDED PROGRAM OF DISTINCTION FROM GENERATIONS UNITED!
We are proud to announce that the TimeSlips collaboration with UWM's Center for Community-based Learning, Leadership and Research to train and coordinate UWM students as facilitators in Milwaukee care communities has received this award for 2015-2017. To learn more about this program, visit www.creativetrustmke.com
OLDER ITEMS ---
TimeSlips President Publishes Essay on Next Avenue Why the Arts are Key to Dementia Care on PBS's Next Avenue Blog
TimeSlips is featured in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Click here for a link to the exciting story
TimeSlips Wins MetLife Leadership Award through the National Center for Creative Aging
TimeSlips is a 2013 Leadership award winner in Health and Wellness. We are honored and look forward to working with NCCA.
TimeSlips is 2012 Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer's Caregiving Awardee!
We are so honored by this award! Learn more here
TimeSlips on NPR
On May 14, National Public Radio (NPR) featured TimeSlips Creative Storytelling.
The article and 4 minute program, “Alzheimer’s Patients Turn to Stories Instead of Memories,” acknowledged the many ways creative storytelling can be beneficial to older adults with dementia, and those who care for them.
TimeSlips.org on NBC's Today Show
Click HERE to see the TODAY SHOW segment featuring TimeSlips in practice, including interviews with storytellers, family, staff, and founder Anne Basting.
TimeSlips Creativity Journals
When memory loss separates us, it's time to shift …
from memory to imagination.
*Designed for one-on-one use.
*Provides instructions on how to build relationships by engaging in the art of storytelling.
Give the gift of imagination.
TimeSlips is Worldwide!
Train Your Organization
Become a Creative Community of Care and demonstrate your committment to person-centered care.
Summer Institute Photos 2016
Transforming Care for Elders through Creative Engagement
Creative Care Facilitators from three countries and thirteen states came together to create change at the 2016 Summer Institute. This four day workshop started with a reading of "The Penelope Project" by Anne Basting. The book is now available for purchase ONLINE or at Boswell Books.
Try it now: