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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... become much more aware of the issues surrounding mental health issues in later life. Dementia, in particular, and depression have gained higher focus and interest. But now, further challenges arise as ageing adult children with ...
... become independent. Hauerwas sets out an argument based on this being the wrong goal because 'We are creatures. Dependency, not autonomy, is one of the ontological characteristics of our lives' (2004a, p.16). This dependency is an ...
... become exhausted in the unrelenting pressures of speaking tours, and she feels that she cannot continue to speak publicly; her husband is doing much more of the speaking for her now. Chapter 5, by Eileen Glass, provides a wonderful and ...
... become fearful that we too may be caught out and labelled because of our own hidden disabilities. In the L'Arche community, all people are valued, regardless of capacity or disability. Fear. as. a. barrier. to. well-being. and. to. care.
... become labelled. Hudson suggests that use of language can either enable or disable persons, and the power of ... becomes a means of recognizing personal identity, and in this case, the story of Jacob is presented as a way into disability ...
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