Everyone has interesting stories to tell. Start simple. Start from the beginning by asking: “When and where were you born? Tell me about your parents, siblings, childhood home, school, memories….” Let one thing lead to another and watch the expressions on their faces as they slip between happy and sad memories and proud moments of a lifetime. Record those stories and give a copy to their family if you have permission to do so. It’s a wonderful way to learn about the past and record it for future generations. — Joanne Flatt, Regional Director, Bluebird Homecare
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