Ageing, Disability and Spirituality: Addressing the Challenge of Disability in Later Life
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 15 févr. 2008 - 272 pages
This collection examines theological and ethical issues of ageing, disability and spirituality, with an emphasis on how ageing affects people who have mental health and developmental disabilities.
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... Alzheimer's disease, the second most common is vascular dementia and third, Lewy body dementia (Woods 2005). It is also possible that more than one type of dementia can be present in the one person. Two views of dementia currently ...
... disease process. Woods (2005) states that it is increasingly clear from epidemiological studies where post-mortem ... Alzheimer's. Her courage is evident in the work she has done, reaching out to people in different parts of the world ...
... Alzheimer's disease, captures something of the deep loss that accompanies dementia for all concerned: Lovers, once intimately attuned to each other's rhythms, find themselves negotiating life's blessings and curses with a stranger ...
... [Alzheimer's disease] causes him to not know us we are to know him. And even as he barely resembles the man he used to be – commanding, decisive, large – he is still husband, father, brother-in-law, and uncle to us. Fidelity asks this ...
... disease and maybe the person as they become labelled as the disease. Christine (Boden 1998; Bryden 2005) (see Chapter 11, pp.135–144) was first diagnosed as having early onset Alzheimer's in the mid 1990s. Later this diagnosis was ...
A Narrative of Ageing Loss and Exclusion
Ethical and Theological Issues for Dementia Care
Exploring Disability and Spirituality
The Interplay of Faith and Depression in Later Life
The Potential for Choir Work to Reduce Depression and Meet Spiritual Needs
Chapter 15 Humour and Its Link to Meaning and Spirituality in War
Chapter 16 Pastoral Rituals Ageing and New Paths into Meaning
The Possibilities for Wellbeing and Care
Jacobs Wrestling with the Unknown Genesis 32
Addressing the Challenge of Dementia in Later Life
A Journey Inwards to a Spiritual Self
Buddhist Perspectives for a Theology of Pastoral Care for the Ageing and Persons with Disabilities