Preserve your family stories with these ‘time capsule’ apps and sites

As much as we’d like to believe otherwise, we’re not here forever.

Science and technology may help extend our time, along with a healthy lifestyle and positive outlook, but we must grasp our mortality and simply try to do our best within our limited window.

Understandably, many of us want to preserve memories and pass down knowledge and traditions to our kids, grandkids, great-grandkids, and so on.

As the expression goes, there’s an app for that. Many, in fact.

And how do I say this delicately: With more than 100,000 Americans already dead from the COVID-19 pandemic – and many dying alone, without family allowed to be there in the final days – archiving one’s life with stories and photos, before it’s too late, may be more important than ever before.

The following is a look at a few worthy digital “time capsule” options to consider.