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Seth Tucker Leisure and Aging March 17, 2008 Book Review “Water for Elephants” By Sara Gruen 1. From Jacob Jankowski’s perspective, the assisted living facility may take care of him but he is unhappy as he feels stuck and alone in his 90 or 93 year old body. Everything is the same day in and day out such as the weird smell and bad food. When the circus comes next door, it sparks memories and excitement in Jacob. I believe that sometimes living in a long term care facility can create sadness and depression, since one may feel stranded. 2. Reading how Jacob felt being in long term care, I think that when working with older adults, bringing back memories they once enjoyed can be very beneficial. This can include participating new activities that they would like to do or simply just talking about the past and helping them relive those memories. 3. I believe that some of his memories may be realistic but some may be depictions. As mentioned in the book, sometimes people will remember things how they want
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