Memories Found in Objects

"Water can drip through stone." -Chinese proverb This proverb reminds me that there are solutions in even seemingly impossible situations. For example, I recently witnessed a way to revive memories for those with dementia. I was visiting a senior home and saw different stations set up for the older adults. These were nooks with key items like a wedding dress, an old Singer sewing machine, and a typewriter to help them reminisce. I wonder what object will elicit stories from my generation in … [Read more...]