Reinventing Aging by Justina Heese, Shirley Yoder Brubaker, Melodie M. Davis

By Justina Heese, Shirley Yoder Brubaker, Melodie M. Davis

This book's aim is to revolutionize the way in which we see and reply to getting older in our households and church buildings. the problems coated diversity from physically adjustments to monetary judgements to getting ready for dying to rediscovering function in lifestyles. comprises examine questions and actions. 208 pages.

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The thin pages that contribute to the light weight allow shadows from print on the other side to partially obstruct the words. Even her 250-watt light bulb isn’t sufficient to compensate for the visual challenges presented by the print. The thought of listening to rather than reading Scripture does not appeal to her. Elizabeth’s friend goes on a search for at least some parts of the Bible that contain print that is comfortably readable. Four cities and five Christian bookstores later, only one book has been located.

Wolfe cites a survey in which people were asked whether they had watched a sunset in the past month. In the survey only two people under the age of fifty had What Happens as We Grow Old 31 done so. Fifteen people over the age of fifty had done so. I once heard an older person say that “you move from a curriculum of required courses to elective courses” as you age. This is a creative way of saying that aging often brings new freedoms and new opportunities that contribute to the possibility of growth in one’s life.

Alice knows that a fall and broken hip for someone her age can be disastrous. She is about ready to stay home and worship by means of the tape ministry in order to maintain her physical health. A 51 52 Reinventing Aging Maintaining wellness with advancing age cannot be viewed as simply a matter of personal attention to all the details of physical health maintenance. Two well-respected nurse specialists in the field of aging provide a useful background for the discussion of wellness in the later years of life.

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