|Reminiscence: The recollection of one’s life-experiences.
Reminiscence Work: The stimulation of social, educational and creative activities that value people and their reminiscences.
The Benefits of Reminiscence:
It is interesting and enjoyable in many ways.
- It connects the past with the present
- It brings people and communities together
- It helps us to see the other person’s point of view
- It passes on heritage between generations
- It is a gift we can all give and receive
- It gives us a strong sense of who we are
- It helps to us look back and reflect on life
- It helps us to recognize people as individuals
- We can learn from other people’s experiences