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Monthly Archive (Religion and Spirituality)

posted 08.11.2017
This Summer 2017 issue of Generations was conceived as a reflection about this time, on the fiftieth anniversary of the Summer of Love, to determine if the youth then, now in their late 60s, 70s, and early 80s, are very different than other generations. Read More
posted 08.10.2017
Some experience disillusionment at younger ages, but if we live long enough, it is inevitable. Many expectations—about people, institutions, even our own goals—will be disappointed and we will wonder why. Without disillusionment—that is, seeing through our false expectations... Read More
posted 04.21.2017
The Spring 2017 issue of Generations is dedicated to ensuring all Americans with advanced illness receive comprehensive, high-quality, and person- and family-centered care consistent with their goals and values. Read More
posted 03.02.2017
The biggest difference between Dr. Green’s approach and so many others is that she is not teaching us to get “closure,” a shutting off in response to the deaths of loved ones, but rather, “homeostasis,” a state of psychological equilibrium. And that is, indeed, what we... Read More
posted 06.29.2016
Admitting to institutionalized homophobia, creating actively welcoming spaces, and ministering to marginalized populations are all a part of how churches work with LGBT older adults. Read More
posted 02.08.2016
Ten years ago I survived a terrible auto accident that in a split second made me a disabled adult. I had two choices; I could stay in bed and be taken care of, or I could do as I am doing today, and love my life, myself, my daily doings Read More
posted 02.08.2016
People who identify as transgender later in life often demonstrate great resilience in their ability to reconstruct their identity.  Read More
posted 02.08.2016
Anticipatory grief is commonly experienced among caregivers in the LGBT community, specifically while caring for a sick or disabled friend, partner or spouse who is suffering from a debilitating or terminal illness. Read More
posted 02.08.2016
One of the most frequently overlooked and misunderstood phenomena is the concept of Ambiguous Loss.  Read More
posted 08.07.2015
The 6th International Conference on Ageing and Spirituality is holding its first meeting in the United States, October 4–7, 2015, in Los Angeles. Read More

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