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The problem of meaning in long-term care
Bergman, RJ. 2006.  BH 16:125-131. CELD ID 21484

Family, work, and community provide meaning to a person's life. How can we try to preserve an uprooted elder's sense of meaning on his or her difficult day of moving into an assisted-living facility or a nursing home? A ritual called the New Horizon has been developed at the Miami Jewish Home to help the new resident experience meaning and continuity during the transition.