New Research

New research suggests that in activities that produce joy or sorrow the emotion remains long after the memory of the event is lost. Listen to the NPR story here:

http://www.npr.org/2014/10/12/355564072/emotional-memory

 

TimeSlips, on National Public Radio

On May 14, National Public Radio (NPR) featured TimeSlips Creative Storytelling.

The article (and 4 minute video) describe the many benefits of TimeSlips, to clients with dementia and to their caregivers as well.

Alzheimer’s Patients Turn to Stories Instead of Memories

 

TimeSlips on NBC’s Today Show

See TimeSlips on the Today Show!  Jenna Bush Hager discusses TimeSlips in practice.  There are also interviews with storytellers, their families, staff, and TimeSlips™ founder, Anne Basting.

http://www.today.com/video/today/45435491#45435491

 

TimeSlips – new research

The Gerintologist – Impact of Participation in TimeSlips, a Creative Group-Based Storytelling Program, on Medical Student Attitudes Toward Persons With Dementia: A Qualitative Study

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3247803/

 

About Barry Breen

Barry Breen has written 3 posts in this blog.

Barry Breen is a retired mental health care professional (LCSW) with a private consulting practice in Tucson, AZ. His interests (outside of the above) include music, motorcycles, gardening, computer technology, and web design.