Group Treatment with Aged
Publication Date: January 1986
Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America
Author(s): Margaret Weiner
Keywords: American Jews; Health; Elderly
Coverage: United States
Therapy is not real life. At its best it is a metaphorical working-through of representations of real life and is a preparation for major change. So group therapy is not a substitute for missing relationships and defective social linkages in the lives of the aged. But group treatment does partially compensate for some gaping deficits in the lives of aged clients.