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Gerontology & Geriatrics Studies

True Colors: The Power of Spirit in Caring for and Rehabilitating the Aging Body

  • Open or Close Sophia OJM Dijkstra*

    Aging Gracefully, San Jose, USA

    *Corresponding author: Sophia OJM Dijkstra, Aging Gracefully, San Jose, CA 95118, Tel: 408 448 4459/408 694 2919; Email:

Submission: January 18, 2018; Published: January 22, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/GGS.2018.01.000525

ISSN: 2578-0093
Volume1 Issue5


The content of this article is not based on years of scientific research, objective data collection, statistical comparisons or outcome measures. It has no references or a lengthy bibliography. Instead, it is an account of almost forty years of providing geriatric rehabilitation to seniors in long-term care facilities. It is a tale of daily interaction and connection with ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances, where a physical impairment affects the body, overwhelms the mind and subdues the spirit.

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