If we are fortunate enough, the inevitable arrives: we and everyone around us are older. When the person who is getting older or suffering from illness is someone whom you respect, you may feel it's important, even critical, to honor them and their life journey. At StoryKeep, we repeatedly document life stories just in the nick of time. It's up to you to make sure the opportunity isn't dashed by denial. The people we often sit with who are ageing or suffering from an illness include:
In this moment when so much is out of your control, you can empower yourself, as well as the person you love, with a chance to tell their stories. Discretion and kindness are paramount when we enter the sacred space of endings.