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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... physical? What does it mean to be a person with disabilities? What does it mean to care for someone who has disabilities? How does spirituality assist people living with disabilities? What spiritual strengths can be drawn on by carers ...
... physical changes and decrements of later life. The disabilities of ageing challenge the model of successful ageing proposed by Rowe and Kahn (1997), defined as 'low probability of disease and disease-related disability, high cognitive ...
... physical struggle Newell has encountered over many years of living with long-term disability, it is the lack of human compassion that seems to strike at him most severely. For him, hisbeingas a person, a priest and disabled is central ...
... physical structure of the brain that causes the process of dementing. The second level is hypothetical. 'It is the highest level of mental functioning that is possible when a person's brain is in a particular structural state...the ...
... physical world, of the interactions with other people, and of their conception of themselves' (May 1986, p.50). This is the wisdom of wounded healers. It has something to say to ageing persons as they encounter the disabling effects of ...
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