Resources

TimeSlips COVID-19 Resources

Creativity Center

Let your imagination soar!

Every human being has the capacity to be creative.
Invite someone to explore the imagination with you and feel the power of creative engagement.

Ask a Beautiful Question

Inspire someone to think a little differently - with no right or wrong answers.

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Make Up a Story

Our classic creative storytelling - you can say anything.

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Do a Mini-Project

You can do these - no kidding. Even if you swear you are not creative.

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Products

Creative engagement products designed just for you.

Training and Certification

NOW 30% OFF! Our playful online training explores creativity, aging/ageism, and the TimeSlips approach to meaningful engagement.

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Family/Friend Training

RIGHT NOW OPEN TO ALL, $29. Family caregivers have access to our deeply discounted training. 6 short modules exploring creativity, person-centered dementia care, and the TimeSlips method. 

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Creative Care by Anne Basting

TimeSlips Founder and MacArthur Genius Grant recipient, Anne Basting, pioneers a radical change in how we interact with older loved ones, especially those experiencing dementia, as she introduces a proven method that uses the creative arts to bring light and joy to the lives of elders. Order now! 

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Blog Posts

From the Student Perspective: TimeSlips NextGen

Western Kentucky University student, Cameron Fontes, reflects on his year of learning with TimeSlips.

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25 Years Worth of Stories

Over the last two years, I looked back at 25 years of work with this lens of thickened emotion.  It was an incredible journey - to revisit and write about incredibly moving experiences with elders and artists and caregivers, and to look at my parents as they, who have watched my work evolve, entered this same space. I continued to learn as I observed them. And I am humbled by the experience. 

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The People We Love

Angela Swan's "The People We Love" visual quilt is a balm for anxious times. Learn how to create your own.  

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Newsletters

Our Weekly and Monthly Newsletters

Monthly Newsletter | May 2020

We are taking a closer look at intergenerational work being done through TimeSlips. We're highlighting some inspiring work being done with elders by students and celebrating the impact they have as change-makers in their communities.

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Weekly Dose of Creative Care | 5-15-20

Check out this week's inspiring creative activities that can be used with elders and loved ones near and far. 

A guide to Beautiful Questions, Free Weekly Creative Engaging Sessions with Dementia Inclusive Durham, Postcards - A Little Creative Care, "Creative Care" on Sale Next Week, Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society

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Weekly Dose of Creative Care | 5-8-20

Check out this week's inspiring creative activities that can be used with elders and loved ones near and far. 

Creative Care virtual book reading and launch party, guide to Beautiful Questions, Student Artist in Residence Webinar invitation, Covid rapid response survey

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Seniors Celebrating Seniors

We asked our NextGen sites to ask their resident's the Beautiful Question, "What Advice Would You Give the Graduating Class of 2020?" Their responses are wise and heartwarming.

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NextGen Program Says "Yes, And..." Even in Challenging Times

The thirteen universities, colleges, and youth-serving programs around the country that started out the school year with intentions of providing a high quality intergenerational, community-based learning experience through our NextGen project, found themselves having to quickly pivot to meet many unknowns. 

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How is TimeSlips Adjusting to COVID19?

The TimeSlips Team  is listening carefully to the moment and adjusting in several ways. 

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Webinars

Watch recordings to help support your practice

Engagement in a Time of Quarantine: Part I

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Engagement in a Time of Quarantine: Part II

Part Two of our newly-developing webinar series

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Superheroes

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Creativity Guides

Building community over time

Mural Creativity Guide

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SuperHero Creativity Guide

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Beautiful Questions Guide

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Free Coloring Pages

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Beautiful Question Postcards

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Booklet of Postcards and Mural Cards by UWM Design Students

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Additional Resources