Family StoryKeeper Services
Preserve Your Family Stories, Traditions, and Wisdom
before it's too late !!
How it Works!
1. Sign up for a StoryKeeper service
2. Certified StoryKeeper interviews your loved one and produces the family heirloom
3. Their voice and stories are preserved for future generations
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
Family Story Saver™
Talking Photos Momento™
Family Story Saver
Each person has a precious gift that no amount of money can buy – the memories of the special people and events that have shaped the course of their life and made them a unique individual !
Your loved one may tell their stories by phone or by Zoom. Their memories will be saved in a spiral-bound booklet the family will treasure.
The package includes a one hour session with a Certified Legacy StoryKeeper, guidance on preparing and selecting photos, the transcribed story, and a Family Story Saver book with 1 – 5 selected photos, and their voice recording on a USB thumb drive.
Talking Photos Momento™
A Certified StoryKeeper conducts a series of interviews to record a resident’s family stories while reminiscing with family photos, keepsakes and heirlooms. The result is a video Talking Photos Momento™ that captures the voice, personality and unique dialect of the resident.
The sessions gives your loved one a renewed sense of purpose, and improves their psychological well-being.
A Talking Photos Momento™ is a priceless treasure shared with the family and younger generations.