preserving memories

Saving a Generation: Preserving the Stories of Senior Loved Ones

Stories: they shape our recollections of loved ones and can make strangers feel like friends. They memorialize those we hold dear – allowing them to remain with us long after they’re gone. They give us a glimpse of history that can’t be found in books. In recent years, technological advances have provided new, easy and structured ways for seniors to tell stories by recording their memories with electronic devices. According to Paula Stahel, president of the Association of Personal Historians, seniors in particular are seeking to record their stories at an increasing rate. She said this rising interest may be…

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