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"Caring for Individuals
as a Group:
A Theological Analysis of Care of the Elderly in Nursing Homes
"

By Vicki Oman

Caring for the Elders in Our Society

Reflections: On caring for the “individuals” in nursing homes

Theological Analysis:  A vision of caring through mutual knowing

What is “a valuable life”?: A theological poem

References for this project

References

Administration on Aging, “State LTC Profiles Report”,  http://www.aoa.dhhs.gov/aoa/hcbltc/profiles/index.html

Austin, C. Mary, “Joy in the Moment:  Immediacy and Ultimacy in Dementia”, in Spirituality and Ageing, ed. Albert Jewell, (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 1999).

Burger, Sarah Greene,   Fraser, Virginia,   Hunt, Sara   and   Frank, Barbara,  Nursing Homes: getting good care there, (San Luis Obispo, CA:  American Source Books/Impact Publishers, 1996).

Callahan, Daniel, “Why We Must Set Limits”, in A Good Old Age?  The Paradox of Setting Limits, ed. Paul Homer and Martha Holstein, (New York, New York: Simon and Schuster/Touchstone, 1990).

Greene, Vernon L., “Does the Provision of Formal Services Lead to Families Relinquishing Their Caregiving for Relatives?  YES”, in Controversial Issues in Aging, ed. Andrew E. Scharlach and Lenard W. Kaye, (Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon, 1997).

Holstein, Martha, “Voices of the Old”, in A Good Old Age?  The Paradox of Setting Limits, ed. Paul Homer and Martha Holstein, (New York, New York: Simon and Schuster/Touchstone, 1990).

Martz, Sandra Haldeman, ed., When I Am an Old Woman, I Shall Wear Purple, (Watsonville, CA: Papier-Mache Press, 1987).

McGrath, Alister E., Christian Theology: An Introduction, (Oxford, UK:  Blackwell Publishers, Inc., 1994).

Patton, John, Pastoral Care in Context: An Introduction to Pastoral Care, (Louisville, Kentucky:  Westminster/John Knox Press, 1993).

Rahner, Karl, “Experience of Self and Experience of God”, in The Content of Faith, ed. Karl Lehmann, Albert Raffelt, and Harvey D. Egan, (New York, New York, The Crossroads Publishing Company, 1993).

Rahner, Karl, “God Is Far from Us”, in The Content of Faith, ed. Karl Lehmann, Albert Raffelt, and Harvey D. Egan, (New York, New York, The Crossroads Publishing Company, 1993).

Rahner, Karl, “On Illness”, in The Content of Faith, ed. Karl Lehmann, Albert Raffelt, and Harvey D. Egan, (New York, New York, The Crossroads Publishing Company, 1993).

Suchocki, Marjorie Hewitt, God, Christ, Church: A Practical Guide to Process Theology, (New York, New York:  Crossroads Publishing Company, 1989).

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