The thoughtful resources in this article will help church leaders and others explore the epidemic of ageism in North America and begin to plan for change.
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This article shares resources for church leaders and the broader community that focus on walking with people through periods of grief and loss and helping them discover the power of lament.
These resources will help you understand the changes and challenges of growing older and accommodating them so people of all ages can participate fully in your congregation and community.
According to the National Council on Aging, about 80 percent of older adults have at least one chronic disease, and 68 percent have at least two. But there are many things you and your church can do to help those who are struggling with pain and illness.
Many adults neglect to create wills and advance directives, but it’s important to make provision for your wishes about dying and the distribution of your estate.
Although organ donation and right to die are very different issues, they both raise bioethical questions that Christians should consider. The resources gathered here can help navigate these issues.
Though aware of the losses they face, people ages 55 and above reflect on the importance of attitude, of keeping their eyes on God, and of remaining connected to other people.
These books, studies, and other resources help older adults explore some of the challenges and possibilities of faith in the third third of life.