Below is a list of programs I have developed for care communities to use as part of their programming. Each program is developed with the community in mind and backed by research. To learn more about these programs or explore a program development for your community schedule a free consultation with me to explore our partnership? During our 30 minutes we will be able to brainstorm program ideas, talk about support options, or find ways to naviage the dementia journey. Visit this page to schedule your appointment.
The Dementia Letters Project
The program that started it all. One that you can participate in right now!
Look for a moment at our culture and at the shifts in dementia care and you will see that stories play a lead role in our healing, our understanding, and our connection to one another. While not a new thought, it may have a new understanding, placed in a new context. We are all storytellers. We are all listeners to stories. We all should have the opportunity to tell our story.
Not all forms of dementia look alike nor does every person experience dementia in the same way another person might. With this knowledge, we still are only seeing a small snip-it of dementia. We see doom and gloom, we see the rare breakthrough, we don’t see or hear the other stories, but these stories deserve to be told. I created this project because I wanted to open up a place where others can share their experiences, their fears, their joys. It is fluid and flexible for each person wishing to write a letter.
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A Deeper Look
Examining history, art, culture, and other topics of interest through the process of TimeSlips Storytelling and group conversations.
Movement and Art
An art making process, studying the movements of the arm and body that an artist may have used to create some of the great works of art.
TimeSlips Storytelling (Certified TimeSlips Facilitator)
Creative storytelling that starts with an image (have expanded into music and dance as well) and asking beautiful questions.
Hands of Time
Using photographs of one’s hands to create a personal narrative that can be shared with staff, family, friends, and visitors.
On this Day
A deep dive into history and culture in small bits and pieces that encourages storytelling, connection, and creativity.
An art making process that is made during prayer.
The Changing Landscape of Women in the Workplace
Meeting as a women’s group to share stories of the roles we played. From farm life to business owner, and how they compare to the jobs our daughters, granddaughters, nieces, and neighbors are doing today. Sharing our life experiences through letters to these women about the lessons we learned and what we want to share with them.
An intergenerational program that sends letters, postcards, videos, and stories to area schools and after-school programs.
The Songs We Sing
A music making program that listens to music, and participates in drum circles, singing, and the playing of instruments.
Program Facilitation | $80/Session
For an agreement shorter than 8 weeks for me to come and facilitate a program for your community or organization. To develop a program specificity for your community a price of $150 will be added to our agreement and will include development, implementation, and training for your staff.
Program (Long-Term Agreement) | Call for Price
For an agreement longer than 8 sessions for me to come and facilitate a program for your community or organization. The development a program specificity for your community, including assistance with implementation, and training for your staff is included in the agreement price.
Speaking Engagement/Keynote | Call for Price
To speak for your group, organization, community, or at your conference. Topics include Dementia, Creative Engagement, Creative Aging, and Evaluating Person Directed Care. Other topics availabe upon request.
If you have any questions or would like to schedule a service you may reach out to me at firstname.lastname@example.org or schedule a commentary 30 min consultation via this link.