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Life Review

Life review is a reminiscing process that may help guide an individual to make meaning of one’s life. A person may choose to complete a life review individually or collectively with family members and/or friends. A life review should be tailored specifically to each person in a comforting and respectful manner. A life review may be kept personal, shared among family and friends, and/or passed on from generation to generation.

Benefits of a Life Review

Ways to Facilitate a Life Review
There are many ways to create a life review. An individual may be able to create their own review and choose its format. Family members or friends can communicate and document their loved ones life story. Your loved one may not be able to communicate, so family and friends may gather together to collectively complete the review. Life reviews can take on many unique formats. The following is a list of ideas to consider:

If you would like to learn more about creating a life review, here is a list of information to include and some additional tips to consider.