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TimeSlips™ at Adult Day

TimeSlips

The Adult Day Program at Grand Way in South Burlington, which specializes in care for people with memory impairment, has introduced a new storytelling activity into it's weekly schedule. TimeSlips is a method of storytelling that encourages people with memory loss to express themselves and connect with others using creativity and imagination rather than memory or fact.

Site Manager Francesca Creta-Merrill says that participants can share and be creative without worrying that an answer is wrong.

To learn more, read our blog, "StoryTime."

Read a sample of a story on our Grand Way webpage. 

 

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