Above are characteristics of an excellent caregiver.
They are also
qualities of an excellent improvisational performer. These worlds
parallel. In The Moment uses and builds on these parallels. Employing
theater games with creativity exercises In The Moment provides
caregivers with the methods to become better at what they do.
To see the Parallels of Alzheimer's and Improvisation
click here. Wait! Wait
! What is improvisation any way?!
Well, find out click here.
...is an innovative and effective tool for teaching adult learners.
...can be used in it’s entirety or you may use only one exercise,
hour of training, or an icebreaker to energize your existing training
...was developed after my surreal world of improvisation collided
the very real world of Alzheimer's disease.
How to get the most from this site
Try everything. Give it a whirl. We learn from mistakes, actually
is how most of the information on this web site was developed
mistakes, errors and attempts.
We learn through experience and experiencing, and no one
teaches anyone anything. This is as true for the infant moving from
kicking to crawling to walking as it is for the scientist with his
equations. If the environment permits it, anyone can learn whatever
he chooses to learn; and if the individual permits it, the environment
will teach him everything it has to teach.
~ Viola Spolin, the First Lady of Improvisation