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Reminiscence & Life Review in Aging: Getting in Touch with your Legacy

Tom Meuser, PhD UMSL

Tom Meuser, PhD

Tom Meuser, PhD of the Gerontology Program at the School of Social Work at University of Missouri-St. Louis,  shares his project conducting Life Reviews for persons 60+.

Click here to listen to the interview:  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/04/24/conducting-a-life-review

Tom Meuser, PhD, is an Associate Professor and Director of the Gerontology Program in the School of Social Work at the University of Missouri – St. Louis. A clinical psychologist by background, Dr. Meuser is interested most in research and service projects that help seniors journey through aging as successfully as possible. His Life Review Project allows persons, aged 60+, to tell their life stories on camera for purposes of personal growth and leaving a legacy. This presentation will introduce the listener the key concepts in Narrative Gerontology and life story work.

Contact Dr. Tom Meuser at meusert@umsl.edu or at 314-516-5421 during business hours.

Life Review Website Link

 Other sites mentioned on the show:

StoryCorps (http://storycorps.org/)

The Birren Center (http://www.guidedautobiography.com/)

Centenarians Project (http://www.centenarianproject.org/)

Institute for Reminiscence & Life Review (http://www.reminiscenceandlifereview.org/?dm_jmp=1)



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