TimeSlips: Creative Interactive program for cognitive impairment

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Date(s) - April 20, 2012
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Easter Seals Greater Washington-Baltimore Region

Contact Info:
301-588-8700 [email protected] www.mdgerontology.org

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Maryland Gerontological Association
Networking Breakfast and Presentation
New Approaches to Creativity: The TimeSlips
TimeSlips™ is an internationally recognized model that employs
improvisation and creative drama techniques to help people grow and connect
across the challenges of cognitive disability. This special, interactive program will
demonstrate how TimeSlips™ uses these techniques to elicit unique, individual
expressions from participants and facilitates stories that reflect the dignity of the
storytellers. Our presenter, Liz Nichols has taught this innovative method to
hundreds of dementia care professionals and volunteers. She is also a
professional storyteller, museum educator and Certified Laughter Yoga Leader
with wide experience in the field of creative aging
Liz Nichols
Coordinating Trainer and Facilitator for TimeSlips
APRIL 20, 2012
8:30 A.M. – 10:30 A.M.
Easter Seals Greater Washington-Baltimore Region, Inc.
Easter Seals Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Inter-Generational Center
1420 Spring Street
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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The program is free to Maryland Gerontological Association members.
$10 for non-members (pay at the door – check or cash)
Please register in advance through email at [email protected]
For questions call Virginia Thomas, MGA President at 410-992-7984.
For additional information on the Maryland Gerontological Association, visit our
website at www.mdgerontology.org.
If you would like to become a member of the Maryland Gerontological
Association, please bring a separate check for your membership to the
breakfast. If you join at that time, there will be no additional cost for the
Networking Breakfast.
Individual Membership: $50
Organizational Membership: $250 (Includes 10 discretionary memberships)
Senior (Age 60+) Membership: $30
Full-Time Student Membership: $30 (Attach a photo copy of a current student
From the Beltway: Take exit 31B for Georgia Avenue S. Go 1.2 miles. Make a right onto Spring
St. Go 1 block to 1420 Spring St.
From Downtown DC: Take 7th Street north, which later becomes Georgia Avenue. Follow
Georgia Avenue for 6-7 miles into Silver Spring. Turn left onto Spring Street. Go 1 block to 1420
Spring St.
From DC: Connecticut Avenue to East-West Highway. Turn right onto East-West Highway and
take it to 16th St. Turn left onto 16th St and take it to the first right turn, which is Spring Street. Go
1 block to 1420 Spring St.
By Metro: Take the Red Line to Silver Spring. Exit from the front of the car and walk up the brick
stairs to the brick patio. You will see Second Ave in front of you. Make a left on Second Ave and
walk for about 3 blocks to the intersection of Spring St and Second Ave. Make a right turn on
Spring St. You will see main entrance of Easter Seals on right, 1420 Spring St.
PARKING: There is metered parking on the street right in front of the building. Also,
there is public parking 2 blocks away at the corner of Cameron St and Fenwick Lane.
See http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dpktmpl.asp?url=/content/DOT/Parking/Silver-
Spring/Silver-Spring-Garage-7.asp for details.