Deep Story: A Way forward in Narrative Gerontology?
The importance of story has long been recognized in the field of aging. But stories differ. In this brief editorial, I want to suggest the benefit of a deep story: radically inclusive of what is unknown or neglected. This will enable a full story to emerge which has the potential to be transforming. While this can happen at any time in life, there are advantages that an older person, with considerable life experience, can bring to this task.