"Religion is the finding thing": an evolving spirituality in late life.

@article{Eisenhandler2005ReligionIT,
  title={"Religion is the finding thing": an evolving spirituality in late life.},
  author={Susan A Eisenhandler},
  journal={Journal of gerontological social work},
  year={2005},
  volume={45 1-2},
  pages={85-103}
}
This paper discusses some important dimensions of faith and of the social contexts surrounding faith that are illustrative of continuity and growth in spirituality in the lives of older adults. Examples of an evolving spirituality emerge in the analysis of a recent qualitative research study that probed the nature of religious experience among thirty-one community-dwelling elders and fifteen elders residing in long-term care facilities. Face-to-face interviews with these forty-six older adults… CONTINUE READING

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