Year: 1992 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (25th: 1992: Chicago), p.272-278 SIEC No: 19940469

Richman presents 10 commonalities of creative aging, including things such as: maintaining contact between generations, taking advantage of retirement & using psychotherapy when needed. Examples of how some of these commonalities relate to suicide are provided. Richman says that in assessment, there has been too little attention paid to the abilities & assets of the elderly & far too much attention to their disabilities & decline.