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ElderLaw News is a weekly e-newsletter that brings you reports of legal developments and other trends of vital interest to seniors and their advocates. This newsletter is brought to you by The Estate Planning & Elder Law Firm, P.C., William S. Fralin, Esq., President., William S. Fralin, Esq., President.

Preserving Family History

We all have aging family members.

For some of us we are the ‘oldest generation’ in our family line. How do we preserve family? Well, one way is through interactions with our succeeding generations. Cell phone photographs of family gatherings are great for capturing moments in time, but how do you truly pass along ‘the family’?

Make sure the younger generations of your family are involved with the older generations. I address that generically, because our universal family structure has evolved since ‘Leave It to Beaver’ and other such wonderful family oriented programs that many of us remember…or at least have been exposed to on television. Despite time constraints and the re-structuring of the modern family, time spent with family and learning about their stories can enrich everyone’s lives, from the youngest member to the most senior.

Involve your children in their aging ‘family’ member’s lives—visit, encourage family history relating and documenting, have the younger members of the family begin a family history book, have them interview family members of all generations to gather family stories and anecdotes– just get involved. Your older family members will be gone before you know it, so preserve what you can going forward.


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