CHFD 3710(o) - CHFD 3710 A persons culture also plays a...

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CHFD 3710 A person’s culture also plays a role in self-development A person with more resources(e.g. education, money, health) has a better chance of achieving psychological health in later life Some people see spirituality as their relationship to God. Others see God everywhere in the natural world Many older people today feel a strong connection to their religious communities and have a strong religious faith In the united states, “persons 65 years and over attend religious services significantly more frequently than younger adults; engage in private religious activities such as prayer, reading scared texts, and meditating significantly more often” Older people report the largest financial contributions to their place of worship Coping methods include prayer, faith in God, and support from clergy and the faith community. Religious belief can help a person find meaning in the face of despair Professionals can help a religious community provide support to older members, and they
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CHFD 3710(o) - CHFD 3710 A persons culture also plays a...

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