My Stories Matter is designed by seniors for seniors at all stages of aging to help them reminisce, preserve, and share their life stories.
We handle everything; conducting a series of interviews with the individual, which our ghostwriter then transforms into a beautiful legacy book brimming with life stories and wisdom for their loved ones to cherish.
No matter how your residents choose to engage with My Stories Matter, we offer Photo restoration and enhancement services to bring their old, damaged, or faded photos back to life.
When you partner with us, your facility gains access to a comprehensive package of resources, activities, and support to enrich the lives of your residents while equipping your staff with the insights they need to foster strong relationships and provide personalized care.
Our age-friendly features include thousands of curated Prompts and historical-cultural Cues (such as playable songs) to spark memories. By helping seniors recollect their life stories we actively reinforce those precious memories.
Built on research into aging, memory, and cognitive science, My Stories Matter is expressly designed to close the Memory Gap™ - the increasing divide between the memories we accumulate over time and our ability to recall them.
Our platform empowers residents to share their life stories, sparking conversations and connections during group storytelling activities.
My Stories Matter’s memory aids are a rich resource for use in activities, creating conversation starters and fostering bonding over shared life experiences, leading to more social engagement, enhanced emotional well-being, and a stronger sense of community.
Your staff will benefit from our Autobiography Packages, which provide valuable insights to build stronger relationships with residents and enable more tailored care. This elevated level of service translates to improved outcomes and increased satisfaction among residents and their families.
My Stories Matter helps seniors reminisce about their life stories, evoking positive emotions and enhancing their well-being. We assist them in reflecting on their accomplishments and cherished moments, thereby strengthening their sense of self-identity and self-worth.
My Stories Matter helps residents find purpose by recording their life stories and wisdom as a lasting legacy for their families. Engaging in meaningful and enjoyable activities such as reminiscing and contributing to collaborative storytelling helps residents feel a renewed sense of importance and connection with their community.
Our unique Collaboration feature enables family land friends) to co-create memories about shared experiences, fostering engagement despite distances. Our solution incorporates familiar social media features, such as Likes and Comments, to encourage social engagement and strengthen bonds between family members and their loved one.
Older people have different needs. They value emotional goals over other goals…And, older adults use positive memories to help regulate their emotional state.- M. Mather (USC) & L. Carstensen (Stanford University)
By encouraging residents to talk about their past, you can improve their self-esteem and help them achieve a sense of fulfillment.- S. Klever (R.N.), Reminisce Therapy: Finding Meaning in Memories
Knowing one’s family history makes individuals stronger and more resilient, and enhances emotional well-being.- Professor M. Duke (Emory University)