TimeSlips: Shining a Light on Creative Engagement


TimeSlips: Shining a Light on Creative Engagement

DementiaLife EnrichmentNon-Drug Therapeutic StrategiesQuality of Life

Live Webinar: Tuesday, January 19th, from 1pm – 2pm EST

Join us for an interactive webinar with Andrew Morton and Sam Goodrich, Program Managers and Master Trainers from TimeSlips Creative Storytelling. TimeSlips teaches creative engagement techniques that are fun for everyone, but particularly helpful to engage with those who may be under-connected, experiencing isolation, or living with dementia.

Sam and Andrew will demonstrate TimeSlips creative engagement techniques that have been proven to bring joy and meaning into the lives of older adults through positive and playful relationships and help end isolation and loneliness that can wrap itself around those in late life, or those experiencing dementia.

Participants who join will:
Identify 2 TimeSlips Core concepts and how they can be used for anyone in a shared creative experience
Practice an engagement strategies with a variety of modalities that lead to meaningful engagement
Use these strategies for engaging older adults living with cognitive decline and various physical abilities

View the Webinar Recording Here

Sam Goodrich
Project Manager
TimeSlips Creative Storytelling

Sam Goodrich oversees various TimeSlips projects such as Tele-Stories, connecting artists with under-connected elders via phone, and Stage Right, a project in which seniors with dementia create and perform in their own original musicals. With a performance background and a personal connection to working with those with memory loss, Goodrich hopes to bring light to the benefits that creativity can have on a person with memory loss, as well as the relief it can bring to loved ones and care partners.

Andrew Morton
Project Manager
TimeSlips Creative Storytelling

Andrew Morton is an award-winning playwright and theatre-maker who creates socially engaged theatre with and for vulnerable populations. Morton holds a Masters of Arts in Community Arts from Goldsmiths College-The University of London, and is currently based in Detroit, where in addition to working for TimeSlips he works as a teaching artist and facilitator with a variety of social service and arts organizations and was recently named a 2020 Kresge Artist Fellow.