1st Edition

The Uses of Reminiscence New Ways of Working With Older Adults

By Mark Kaminsky Copyright 1984
    245 Pages
    by Routledge

    245 Pages
    by Routledge

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    The meaning and value of reminiscence in the lives of elders is beautifully explored.

    Contents Introduction: A Time for Reclaiming the Past
    • I. Modes of Practice
    • Transfiguring Life: Images of Continuity Hidden Among the Fragments
    • The Passion of of Recollection
    • Snug Harbor: Workshops at the National Maritime Union
    • A Stage for Memory: Living History Plays by Older Adults
    • At the Center of the Story
    • Tapping the Legacy
    • Heal, Body, Heal: Invocations to Hope and Health
    • About Ending
    • Minerva‚Äôs Doll
    • II. Concepts and Practices
    • The Uses of Reminiscence: A Discussion of the Formative Literature
    • Reminiscence and the Recovery of the Public World
    • Journey Through the Feminine: The Life Review Poems of William Carlos Williams
    • Old People, Poetry, and Groups
    • Realities of Aging: Starting Points for Imaginative Work with the Elderly
    • A Kind of Odyssey
    • III. Appendix
    • IV. Notes

    Biography

    Mark Kaminsky