Aging/Elderly

In some way, most elderly people experience one or more significant disabilities at the end of their lives. They are a vital part of our Church, and we seek to accommodate their needs and keep them involved.

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Guidelines For The Celebration Of The Sacraments With Persons With Disabilities
Jul 18 | 2017

Guidelines For The Celebration Of The Sacraments With Persons With Disabilities

In some way, most elderly people experience one or more significant disabilities at the end of their lives. They are a vital part of our Church, and we seek to accommodate their needs and keep them involved.

Resources

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Introduction to CUSA, An Apostolate of Persons with Chronic Illness and/or Disability

CUSA is a way for people with chronic illness or disability to care for others like themselves through an online or postal service Christian support group

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Jeanette's Story: 15 Years Later

When Jeanette Hall had less than a year to live, she asked her doctor for the pills to commit suicide. Dr. Kenneth Stevens got to know her better, inspiring her to have treatment instead.

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Disability Ministry (5 min)

Jan Benton, executive director of the National Catholic Partnership on Disabilities share reflections on her first interaction with an elderly person who had rheumatoid arthritis.

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