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GOMES DO NASCIMENTO, Rodolfo et al. Routines of Amazonia’s riverine elderly families and restructuring of roles in aging. Cienc. Psicol. [online]. 2019, vol.13, n.1, pp.164-170. ISSN 1688-4094.

Abstract: Based on the premisses of Developmental Psychology, this study aimed at assessing the perception of routine in families of elderly people that live in riverine communities in the Amazon. By the use of three methodological instruments five families of elderly people that lived in the islands in Cametá, Pará, Brazil. The results showed that in this stage of life the activities performed by the elderly people in the community and at home have major changes in comparison to other stages of life. The most significant one was in reference to the cessation of the economic subsistence activity and the restructuring of roles mainly observed at the routine of elderly riverine man who focus most of their activities on house chores along with the wives.

Palabras clave : family routines; old age couples; riverside communities; Amazon; transcultural psychology.

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