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From the Desk of Mary Schuler

As the TimeSlips community continues to grow, we’re introducing you to each of our team members and highlighting the work that benefits YOUR creative engagement. From managing myriad details of member requests, creating content for communications, to individual training and large-scale organizational partnerships, these are the faces behind the TimeSlips team. It’s our joy to get to know you, and for you to get to know us!

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POV: You’re a TimeSlips Intern

College students are not strangers to chaotic schedules. From studying, working, internships, clubs, planning for the future, and time with friends, their schedules leave little room for meaningful connections. TimeSlips Interns Lauren Konold and Tess Miller, both Public Health students at Ohio’s Miami University, feel differently. Through their TimeSlips work, they discovered a special peace in learning about those living with dementia. Discover how this has helped shape their outlook on aging as they look towards their futures after graduation.

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Creative Campus Spotlight: Eastern Michigan University

Since becoming a TimeSlips Creative Campus partner, Eastern Michigan University (EMU) now equips its students with creative skills to apply to their work outside of the classroom. Hear how EMU graduate student, Sam Carter, Engage team member, Tyler Calhoun, and Engage Director and Professor Decky Alexander embraced this special opportunity, and what they want others to learn from their experiences.

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Creative Community of Care Spotlight: Alzheimer’s Society of Calgary

TimeSlips’ Engagement Coordinator, Kathy Hawkins, recently had the opportunity to “chat” with Ali Cada, Director of Adult Day & Creative Programs, and Charmaine Gumabay, Wellness Coordinator of the Club 36 Adult Day Programs, TimeSlips Certified Facilitators doing amazing work for Alzheimer’s Society of Calgary. Read on for more information about how an organization can partner with multiple organizations and schools in their community using TimeSlips’ evidence-based and award-winning techniques. 

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Certified Facilitator Spotlight: Yoko Hayashi

As part of TimeSlips’ ever-growing network of Certified Facilitators continues to expand our membership past 1,000 individuals, we are excited to feature guest blogs from a diverse treasure of individuals from around the world. This month, we are pleased to introduce you to Yoko Hayashi. Read below for inspiration on how one person’s training in…

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Certified Facilitator Spotlight: Catherine Livingstone

Today we spotlight Catherine Livingstone, TimeSlips Certified Facilitator and founder of the Canadian social enterprise company The Opal Season Company. We asked Catherine some questions about the work she does with isolated elders in Canada and how TimeSlips has helped her practices. Catherine Livingstone, MA, CDCP is a former LTC Recreation Coordinator and the founder…

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Certified Facilitator Spotlight: Pooja Lalwani

Today we spotlight Pooja Lalwani, TimeSlips Certified Facilitator and undergraduate student at Duke University studying biology, music, and sustainability. We asked Pooja some questions about how TimeSlips has affected her personally, as a student, and as an intern at the Nasher Museum. Pooja Lalwani is an undergraduate junior at Duke University studying biology, music, and…

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Dauphin County Library System Spotlight

Dauphin County Library System is currently training seven employees to form a Creative Community of Care to broaden already-established outreach networks with the elders in their county. Hear from Marla Cattermole and Emily Anderson of Dauphin County Library System as they reflect on what TimeSlips means to them. (Image description: female and seated participants in…

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Certified Facilitator Spotlight: Margaret Edinburgh

Today we spotlight Margaret Edinburgh, TimeSlips Certified Facilitator and Founder of Yellow Rose Strong Oak Society, in Kennesaw, Georgia. We asked Margaret some questions about how TimeSlips has effected her work. What drew you to TimeSlips?  During the 1990’s I began making African American cloth dolls.  As they evolved, they became The Order of Nzingah…

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