Interviewing an aging grandparent, parent, or other elderly loved one is a great way to capture memories and learn more about the past. Capturing these stories and memories is also a lovely way to spend time together during in-person visits.
If you’d like to do an interview with an elderly adult, continue reading for tips on conducting a successful interview and questions to ask.

The following questions will entice your loved one to share a lifetime of wisdom and stories. Don’t hesitate to add your own questions to the list, either:

Certain types of questions may encourage your loved one to talk more. Pay close attention to body language, tone, and length of answers during your interview. When you find a topic that resonates, don’t hesitate to keep the momentum going with more questions.

As a local nonprofit, The Argyle has brought high quality and affordable care to Denver’s seniors since 1874. To this day, our caring team remains committed to encouraging independence and preserving the dignity of every resident who calls our community home.

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