Journey into the Deeper Psychologies of Later Life

Review of 'Gray Matters: Finding Meaning in the Stories of Later Life' by Ellyn A. Lem and 'Old Man Country: My Search for Meaning Among the Elders' by Thomas R. Cole

Authors

  • Dean VonDras University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

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Published

2022-09-07 — Updated on 2022-09-08

How to Cite

VonDras, D. “Journey into the Deeper Psychologies of Later Life: Review of ’Gray Matters: Finding Meaning in the Stories of Later Life’ by Ellyn A. Lem and ’Old Man Country: My Search for Meaning Among the Elders’ by Thomas R. Cole”. Age, Culture, Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal, vol. 6, Sept. 2022, https://tidsskrift.dk/ageculturehumanities/article/view/133898.