Friday, March 20, 2015
An Alzheimer's Journey via StoryPress
Many readers of Destination: Austin Family know that this site started back in December 2006 as a way of coping with my mother's early onset Alzheimer's Diseases diagnosis in 2000. My main goal was to capture the many family history stories that I heard growing up.
Over the past eight years I've expanded the posts to cover genealogy and family history as well. An important element of many posts is the concept of "storytelling" and conveying the power of a family story with all its facets.
The written word can only go so far. So I've been working with a new platform called StoryPress (http://www.storypress.com) to create video stories using photos and text narrated in my own voice. Here is my latest video, My Mother and Alzheimer's Disease, based on an annual post entitled "Our Family's Journey to Remembering." Here is the video and look for more video stories in the future:
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