Story Writing in a Nursing Home: A Patchwork of Memories

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Based on the belief that older people have good stories to tell, Story Writing in a Nursing Home was developed as part of a volunteer teaching service to a nursing home. Graduate students who were learning to teach this special population conducted story writing activities with older adults and found that even the frail elderly who are confined to nursing centers provided a unique perspective about events that emphasize the lasting verities in life. The idea of a patchwork was derived from one of the lessons taught and was ...

Story Writing in a Nursing Home: A Patchwork of Memories 1996, Routledge, New York

ISBN-13: 9780789060419

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