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Counseling Services and Support Groups

Leah Ruffin and Lenard W. Kaye

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print March 2006 | ISBN: 9780195173727
Published online April 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199893218 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0046
 Counseling Services and Support Groups

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This chapter examines the role of counseling services and support groups in helping the elderly maintain active and engaged lives. It offers a careful description of both treatment groups and support groups, highlighting the positive philosophy that is reflected in these interventions.

Keywords: counseling services; social work practice; support groups; aging; elderly

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