Welcome to Reminisce Connect and join us in building a community of cheerful and joyful elderly in Singapore through bridging relationships:
– caregivers with their loved ones
– professionals with their clients
– elderly-to-fellow elderly
“Take off your CAP!” involves group reminiscence activities while “Tell Me Your Story!” is a one-to-one reminiscence initiative to help deepen relationships.
TAKE OFF YOUR CAP!
Take off your Cap! is a 12-week group reminiscence program targeted at family carers, volunteers and professionals working with the elderly in institutions or senior centres. Participants will appreciate the use of reminiscence arts such as old photographs and documents; artifacts, art and craft, role play, re-enactment, music in engaging the elderly, including persons living with dementia, in a group setting.
TELL ME YOUR STORY!
“Tell me your Story!” is one-to-one reminiscence targeted at family caregivers/volunteers/professionals through interviewing and recording the elderly life story. By crafting appropriate interview questions and apply good interviewing techniques skills, the interview process seeks to help the elderly recollect, recognise and reflect on their life experiences for the purpose of re-framing negative life events and affirming positive ones leading a meaningful and abundant life.
GOSPEL THROUGH REMINISCENCE
“Gospel Through Reminiscence” is a new 12-week reminiscence sessions. The focus of these group-cum-small and individual reminiscence sessions is to share the gospel of Jesus in a very natural setting by engaging the elderly through the lively use of reminiscence arts (objects, drawing, role play, music, enactment, making memory boxes) as they reminisce about past events, places and people. It is an adaptation ion of an earlier reminiscence programme, Take off your CAP! (Curated Archives of a Person’s Belongings) designed and run by RC from 2018 to 2020 for the community with dementia and their loved ones.