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Социална и психологична помощ за старите хора
Social and Psychological help for elderly people

Author(s): Krasimira Petrova
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Psychology, Social psychology and group interaction, Cognitive Psychology, Personality Psychology, Psychology of Self, Clinical psychology, Behaviorism, Psychoanalysis
Published by: Великотърновски университет „Св. св. Кирил и Методий”
Keywords: third age people; social services; social and psychological support; old age theories; selection; optimization; compensation of social services.

Summary/Abstract: Third age people need social and psychological help. The paper aims to show the necessity of matching the provided social services with the age specificities of the elderly. From the point of view of differently oriented old age theories, the following general principles could be drawn when choosing a strategy for providing help to the elderly: selection, optimization and compensation.

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 131-141
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Bulgarian