Learn to engage elders through creative engagement!
TimeSlips offers discounted training for high school, undergraduate and graduate students.
Sign up as an individual student for $29.
Join teachers across the country in embedding TimeSlips’ online training into your course as service learning.
Students take our engaging online training, stopping and starting at their convenience (est. 2.5 hours)
Students can print worksheets from our online Creativity Center, with hundreds of downloadable prompts to inspire meaningful engagement with elders.
We recommend arranging an orientation visit to an elder care site for students, then 8-10 weeks of storytelling sessions followed by a closing celebration.
Research shows that TimeSlips significantly improves student attitudes towards and awareness of aging and dementia.
Our inspiring international network can connect students to meaningful work in the field of aging.
From high school to med school, students find TimeSlips Service Learning an enormously rewarding and positive experience.
Students learn to ask Beautiful Questions and invite someone to imagine, using words, sounds, movements and images. This shift from the expectation of memory to the freedom of imagination opens communication and invites emotional communication.
Every time I walk out of a session, I walk out with a smile. I've learned so much about people with dementia throughout this process. I learned that creativity does not waiver throughout their illness.
My experience with TimeSlips has been nothing but fun and exciting. Each week I look forward to seeing the residents and helping them be as creative as they want to be. I love how open this program is and how it doesn't limit the leaders or residents with the storytelling. I think the residents really enjoy TimeSlips because it removes the pressure to be correct that other activities may have on them. We always have a good laugh while telling stories and it allows us all to get to know each other well.
I absolutely loved TimeSlips! I hope to stay connected in the future and continue with it even when it is not required. I developed some wonderful relationships with people with dementia.
That’s up to you! Training simply means you completed the online training. Certification assures you that you have successfully transitioned from training to practice. Why Certify? Certification:
As part of our mission to make creative engagement available to all, our Creativity Center is free to use without training. We think the training will be enormously helpful - but it’s not required.
It IS fun isn’t it? TimeSlips was originally designed for people with cognitive disabilities like dementia. Creative engagement is an ideal way for people with cognitive challenges to communicate. Our main audiences are families, care providers and elders experiencing isolation, whether from disabilities or social situations. But it’s fun for everyone and effective for community building of all kinds.
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