Group Work with Elders: 50 Therapeutic Exercises for Reminiscence, Validation, and Remotivation
Fifty applied exercises for helping older clients cope with issues of loss and overcome their feelings of isolation, helplessness, and withdrawal. Universally praised by therapists, activity professionals, and staff who work with geriatric clients in nursing homes, adult day care, and community based programs. Useful with clients across a wide range of physical, emotional, and cognitive functioning levels.
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