Stories That Built Us is a website dedicated to sharing helpful information for family historians and for those who work with elderly loved ones. The website's purpose is to educate and encourage people to spend unforgettable time with their aging loved ones, to capture their stories, and to preserve stories of their own for future generations.
This website was designed by author Kathryn Mitchell who wants to provide a landing page not only for her readers but also for everyone who values the power of personal stories. Every story recounts a journey, honors an individual's existence, and connects us to previous generations as well as to each other.
May your stories wax eternal as all good journeys do!
Written with the Silent and GI Generations in mind.
Information to assist you as you record your family's story.
Information about various memory care resources.
We want to hear your stories!
1 Knowing our story helps us know ourselves.
2 Story provides an excellent means of teaching and learning.
3 Communicating with the elderly and people suffering from memory loss can be challenging, but the use of story can create a fun and beneficial experience for everyone.