Great Stories Never Told

Great Stories Never Told- Preserving Memories, Celebrating Lives, and Leaving a Legacy

Why should you record your life story?

  • Your story is valuable! Story sharing links generations and also transmits history and cultural heritage.
  • It provides valuable life lessons to your children, grandchildren and the community
  • Historical aspect- Teaches others about life in a different time period.
  • Reminiscing is also a key part of healthy aging and wellness for people of all ages.
  • Your children and grandchildren are very interested in knowing your story!
  • A priceless gift to your family

The Great Stories Never Told Program provides seniors with the opportunity to share important stories from their life in addition to key lessons learned from the experience in video (up to 20 minutes in length). Participants have the option of receiving a DVD of their life story and/or life story in print. The session will end with the screening of participant videos and family and friends are all invited to share in this special occasion.

This is an intensive program, but participants will receive support throughout the process.

Who can participate?
Seniors 50 +. Family and friends may also participate on behalf of a senior who is unable to do so.

Structure:
Weekday and weekend sessions. No computer or computer skills are required! Adaptive software is available to assist individuals. Program is partially subsidized through a grant from the Government of Ontario.

Program Dates:
Starts September 26th.

Photo DVD slideshow and life story on video are by appointment.

For life story in print, optional group sessions/coaching (highly recommended) are Monday afternoons, 2-4 pm.

Application Form:
Great Stories Never Told Application form 2016 FINAL

Program Fee:

Photo DVD slideshow, up to 50 photos (no charge)

$50 – life story in print

$195- life story on video

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact:
Kofo Iziomon
Program Manager, Great Stories Never Told
613-834-8187 x 26
kofo@sonshinefamilies.ca

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