Legacy StoryKeeper Program
Every person deserves to be remembered.
1. Legacy Stories gives a workshop on the benefits of legacy and preserving family stories to Senior Care Residents
We recommend a family member attend in-person or via zoom
2. Residents sign up for a StoryKeeper service:
Pict-Oral Memoir Story Preservation Legacy Letters
3.Trained Legacy Planner interviews Resident and records their stories over a four-week schedule
4.Legacy Planner produces final product and reviews with the Resident
5.The family receives a treasured inheritance of their loved one’s stories
Senior Care community receives a 10% referral fee on Storykeeper services
You can have an invaluable digital slideshow preserving the voice of your loved one in a Pict-Oral Memoir.
A Certified Legacy Planner conducts a series of interviews to record their life stories about cherished photos or heirlooms. The interview sessions last for three or four weeks. The Memoir is reviewed and approved by the client. The result is a video memoir of audio recordings and 5-10 photos of family history, lessons learned, and personal wisdom.
The sessions improve the psychological well-being of individuals.
Your Pict-Oral Memoir becomes a priceless treasure shared with the family and younger generations.
Video life story
Printed book (paperback or hard)
Framed Memories Poster
Full Biography Memoir
You hold a precious gift that no amount of money can buy – your memories of the special people and events that have shaped the course of your life and made you the unique person you are today!
Getting started is no big deal – You may talk by phone or by Zoom while we are socially distanced. Your memories will be saved into a spiral-bound booklet that you and your loved ones will treasure.
You get a one hour StoryTeller session with a Certified Legacy Planner, the transcribed story, and a Memory Book with your 1 – 5 selected photos. Includes your voice recording on a thumb drive. We will provide guidance on which photos to pick.
Letters from the heart to share wisdom and blessing to a specific family member or friend.
A Certified Legacy Planner conducts interviews to help a client create and edit three legacy letters. The results are written documents on archive quality paper. The interview sessions occur over a four-week schedule.
These often become the most valued inheritance.
Video Legacy Letters
Legacy Stories affiliates earn a 10% referral fee!
Questions? Contact Us
Benefits of Reminiscing
1. Preserves Family History
Seniors who recount past experiences can pass on valuable memories for future generations. Plus, reminiscing about days gone by can bring families closer together.
2. Helps Improve Quality of Life
Seniors who reminisce may show improved outlooks on life. After remembering happy memories, seniors are often brighter and smile more.
3. Reduces Symptoms of Depression
Reminiscence therapy is often used for patients with dementia and depression.
4. Promotes Physical Health
In a study involving 144 elders, it was found during activities involving reminiscing, seniors reported an improvement in mood, lower blood pressure, and cognition.
8. Strengthens Family Relations
Conversations go from shallow to emotional and more connected.
5. Reduces Stress
Legacy Letters improve relationships and provide a sense of value. Helps resolve issues from the past and reduces stress.
6. Eliminates Boredom
Memories can provide laughter and entertainment for seniors, their family members, and caregivers.
Laughter is the best medicine!
7. Improves Communication Skills
Research shows as seniors remember the past, new pathways form in the brain that help with communication.
Based on: https://www.caringseniorservice.com/blog/9-reasons-why-reminiscing-can-benefit-seniors