Family members are the primary and most important agents of socialization. Secondary agents of socialization include learning institutions, the church, mass media, peer groups and the workplace. Socialization is the proc... More »

Primary socialization, also called initial socialization, is when a child learns to interact, behave and talk in society through family members. Secondary socialization occurs during the school years and adolescent years... More »

Reciprocal socialization is when both the parent and child socialize each other through their interactions. For instance, a parent teaches the child how to speak, and later on parents pick up new slang phrases and words ... More »

Some of the major agents of an individual's socialization process include family, school, mass media and religion. These institutions serve as lenses through which individuals learn to become social beings by internalizi... More »

The major agents of socialization are the family, the school, peer groups and media. Socialization is a process that starts at birth and continues through the lifespan. Each person learns values, beliefs and social norms... More »

Family members, friends and clergy most often deliver eulogies. For highly religious funerals, the clergy is usually the person who delivers the eulogy. Directors of funeral homes also conduct some funerals, and these in... More » Holidays & Celebrations

Family members and caregivers need information about the resident's financial status, overall medical health and insurance coverage when completing assisted living forms. Information about the resident's living preferenc... More » Health Older Adults