Pastoral Care, the Elderly and Hospitalization as a Rite of Passage
Date of Award
Master of Arts in Religious Studies (MARS)
Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies
Dr. Richard Grigg
Hospitalization is a crisis and, for the elderly, often brings into sharp focus questions about the meaning of and purpose in life and one's values. ... Pastoral care can help the patient move beyond being resigned to things having happened to accept what life is today and for the future.
Beattie, Richard E., "Pastoral Care, the Elderly and Hospitalization as a Rite of Passage" (1996). Master of Arts in Religious Studies (M.A.R.S. Theses). 18.