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Ageing, disability, and spirituality : addressing the challenge of disability in later life

Author: Elizabeth MacKinlay
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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. The book presents ways of moving towards more effective relationships between carers and older people with disabilities; ways in which to connect compassionately and beneficially with the person's spiritual dimension. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ageing, disability, and spirituality.
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008
(DLC) 2007035184
(OCoLC)166387839
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth MacKinlay
ISBN: 9781846427671 1846427673 1843105845 9781843105848 1281781975 9781281781970 9786611781972 6611781978
OCLC Number: 471129725
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (271 pages)
Contents: Introduction : ageing, disability, and spirituality / Elizabeth MacKinlay --
Remembering the person : theological reflections on God, personhood, and dementia / John Swinton --
Ethics, ageing, and disability / Laurence McNamara --
New and old challenges of ageing : disabilities, spirituality, and pastoral responses / Elizabeth MacKinlay --
The particular needs of older people with intellectual disabilities and their carers : a perspective from the experience of L'Arche / Eileen Glass --
Better dead than disabled? : when ethics and disability meet : a narrative of ageing, loss, and exclusion / Christopher Newell --
Disabled or enabled : ethical and theological issues for dementia care / Rosalie Hudson --
On relationships not things : exploring disability and spirituality / Lorna Hallahan --
Scriptural reminiscence and narrative gerontology : Jacob's wrestling with the unknown (Genesis 32) / Matthew Anstey --
Tracing rainbows through the rain : addressing the challenge of dementia in later life / Malcolm Goldsmith --
Dementia : a journey inwards to a spiritual self / Christine Bryden and Elizabeth MacKinlay --
Bodhi, Karuna, and Metta : Buddhist perspectives for a theology of pastoral care for the ageing and persons with disabilities / Ruwan Palapathwala --
"Who is God in the pit of ashes?" : the interplay of faith and depression in older age / Dagmar Ceramidas --
Hearing the voice of the elderly : the potential for choir work to reduce depression and meet spiritual needs : a pilot study / Kirstin Robertson-Gillam --
Humour and its link to meaning and spirituality in war / Carmen Moran --
Pastoral rituals, ageing, and new paths into meaning / Alan Niven --
Ageing, disability and spirituality : the possibilities for well-being and care / Elizabeth MacKinlay.
Other Titles: Aging, disability, and spirituality
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth MacKinlay.
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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.  Read more...

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