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ERIC Number: EJ472311
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0748-9633
Prevention Activities for Older Adults: Social Structures and Personal Competencies That Maintain Useful Social Roles.
Heller, Kenneth
Journal of Counseling and Development, v72 n2 p124-30 Nov-Dec 1993
Presents conceptual reorientation for providing responsive psychological services to older adults, focusing on need to develop prevention programs that encourage maintenance of social roles. Discusses changes in social structures that encourage more active social engagement, with examples from housing options, part-time employment, and ways to develop more supportive social ties for older adults faced with network losses. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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