Ageing, Disability and Spirituality: Addressing the Challenge of Disability in Later Life
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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But now, further challenges arise as ageing adult children with intellectual disabilities and their own ageing parents struggle with the patterns of a lifetime, seeking to adjust to ageing together. The chapters of this book are ...
Apart from the obvious 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, ...
Further ethical perspectives are powerfully presented by Newell (in Chapter 6) as he struggles with his own ageing disabilities, being a priest and ministering within a church that seems to have at least some difficulties in accepting ...
She too writes of living with disability; in her struggle she finds that she is becoming more who she really is. Her faith has sustained her on a journey of 12 years now, from diagnosis of early onset Alzheimer's.
... what kind of commodity people with dementia were assumed to be. Why is it that we seem to struggle to remember and hold on to the personhood of people with dementia and to provide models of care and support that reflect this?
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Table des matières
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