Celebrate Our Elders!!
This brief video gives six easy steps to capture the rich stories of your relatives and/or older friends in your community. Based on Chapter 13 in my book 21 Ways: How To Bring Multiculturalism To Your Job Your Home and Your Community, it offers an easy way to save and archive the stories, events, and lessons learned of our older loved ones and friends.
Here's The Video
Try these tips as you prepare your next family gathering. And buy book to learn more.
1. Prepare the Questions and Give Them To Your Elders In Advance. Give them as much time as they need to feel comfortable and confident about their session.
2. Ask Good Questions
3. Go Gentle About Sensitive Subjects or a Painful Past
4. Don't be afraid to ask about Children, Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, Nieces or Nephews
5. What Birthday Gift can they share with you? Words of Wisdom? Best Birthday Ever?
6. What Life Lessons have they learned? What Teachable Moments Can They Share With You?
Sounds simple, eh? These interviews can be valuable ways to bridge cultural and/or multigenerational gaps between family members, friends, colleagues and perfect strangers.
Take advantage of this Holy Week of Passover and Easter and capture the treasured stories of your elders.
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