Intergenerational Reminiscence in Groups of the Frail Elderly

By George S. Getzel

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), June 1983

A conceptual framework for understanding the meaning of intergenerational themes in reminiscence is presented. Theory and research on reminiscence and intergenerational mutuality are reviewed. Efforts of the elderly to come to terms with memories of their parents and their own children are illustrated. Implications for intervention are identified at different points of group development. In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 59:4.

Topic: Social Services, Psychology/Psychiatry, Aging, Elderly

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 59/No. 4

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Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Getzel, George S. Intergenerational Reminiscence in Groups of the Frail Elderly. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). June 1983: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=629


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