Have you ever heard someone share their personal story and thought to yourself "Wow! What an amazing story !" That's right... we all have! Sharing stories gives older adults a sense of purpose and a feeling of empowerment. It allows older adults to reclaim their narrative, celebrate their accomplishments, and leave a lasting impact on others.
In addition, older adults often hold valuable cultural and historical knowledge. By sharing their stories, they contribute to the preservation of cultural heritage, traditions, and historical events that may otherwise be forgotten.
Whether they are full-blown memoirs or more modest sketches or vignettes, many older people are wanting to tell their life stories. Collecting and sharing these personal histories gives older adults the ability to share memories and values to future generations.
Thursday, November 30; 8:30-10AM
9:00am- MEMBER SOCIAL, NETWORKING, MEETING
Location: Peninsula Agency on Aging
739 Thimble Shoals Blvd. Suite, 1008