Spirituality & Religion

posted Fri, 2018-11-30 11:23
At the age of 63 when I was fraught with the challenges of growing old in our ageist, dysfunctional society, I vowed to transform myself from victim to explorer.
posted Fri, 2018-11-30 11:23
Rituals help bring meaning to life because they help sanctify time.
posted Thu, 2018-07-26 13:22
Research has long demonstrated that a sense of purpose powerfully maintains health, mood and engagement in life as we age. And with the New Aging’s revolutionary gift of time, we can also experience new and creative expressions of the True Self, generating unexpected life goals and satisfactions.
posted Fri, 2017-08-11 15:40
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.
posted Thu, 2017-08-10 18:22
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—there can be no wisdom i
posted Fri, 2017-04-21 17:21
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.
posted Thu, 2017-03-02 14:40
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 want to achieve.
posted Wed, 2016-06-29 11:23
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.
posted Mon, 2016-02-08 17:33
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
posted Mon, 2016-02-08 17:33
People who identify as transgender later in life often demonstrate great resilience in their ability to reconstruct their identity.