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L'anziano e la comunicazione
Journal Title: IKON 
Author/s:  Marcello Cesa-Bianchi, Carlo Cristini 
Year:  2006 Issue: 53 Language: Italian 
Pages:  44 Pg. 67-110 FullText PDF:  677 KB
DOI:  10.3280/IKR2006-053004
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L'anziano e la comunicazione - Aging is a physiological and natural process, that goes on in time and produces changes and adaptations. Many factors give their support to outline peculiarities of aging: genetic pool, personality structure, education, culture, financial status, family, experiences, environment, emotions, motivation, creativity. Every aged buildes his own history life that usually wants to tell, to listening to softly, taking part and sensitive. People communication, the description of themselves, express their thoughts and feelings of old people, personal style of life, of interpreting life among reminds, traditions, hopes and plains. Non verbal-communication, its modalities and expressions play important role in relationship with old people. Sometimes old people don’t talk about contents that think and feel, but they do it, meet someone incline to listen and to understand their reasons. Intergenerational communication represents an important peculiarity; old-child, grandfather- grandchild relationship enrich both affective, cultural and creative conditions. A stronger feeling of safety favourites in aged an expression, a more efficient and quiet communication among personal images and peculiarities of relational and social environment.

Marcello Cesa-Bianchi, Carlo Cristini, in "IKON" 53/2006, pp. 67-110, DOI:10.3280/IKR2006-053004


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