Our evidence-based and award-winning approach brings joy to elders and their care partners by infusing creativity and meaning-making into care relationships and systems.
We began with one volunteer in 1998. We became an independent non-profit in 2013, and we now train and certify individuals and organizations across the world. There are currently 900+ Certified Facilitators, and 50+ Creative Communities of Care.
Our bold vision is that creative expression, growth and meaning is available to us at every stage of life, no matter where we live or our abilities.
We aim to change the way we understand and experience aging by bringing young people into positive relationships with elders; enabling family members to have meaningful, emotional connection, and infusing creativity into our care systems to inspire staff to feed their own creativity while inviting elders to imagine and express themselves.
Our Creativity Center, with 300+ prompts, provides an endless fountain of ideas for engaging elders in meaningful projects large and small.
Our core values are:
- Saying Yes, And;
- Asking Beautiful Questions;
- Giving Proof of Listening;
- Opening ourselves to Wonder;
- Committing to rigor and the value of all human beings;
and Finding meaning by connecting our personal expressions to the larger world.
These core values guide our trainings and every aspect of our operations.
As our bodies and minds change with age, people ask – “How can I connect with my mom?
My clients? My neighbor? My friend?”
TimeSlips invites you connect – through creativity.
Meaningful and Creative Engagement Explained!
We created this short animation to explain a bit about the TimeSlips approach.
Do you know someone who is isolated or perhaps wrestling with dementia? Do you want to engage but don’t know how?
Let us help…