“What’s the Time Cafe?” is a friendly coffee shop in Chiayi County where seniors suffering from dementia can heal through work. The coffee shop, which began operating in collaboration with the President Chain Store Cooperation, Sisters of Our Lady of China Catholic Charity Social Welfare Foundation and the Chiayi County Government on Aug. 1., invites ederly people to make coffee one day per week to help reverse their condition.
Asked about the concept of healing through work, Li Shi-hong, CEO of the charitable catholic foundation, said he has seen seniors becoming more energetic and confident as a result of their participation in this project that started in 2017 June. Also, the NGO has received positive feedback from the families. ●