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Missy Buchanan

Aging and Faith with Missy Buchanan


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Aging is God's plan for the spiritual journey of life, and this page is meant to be a resource for older adults and those who love and care for them. Follow Missy Buchanan, author of two books, "Living with Purpose in a Worn-Out Body: Spiritual Enouragement for Older Adults" and "Talking with God in Old Age: Meditations and Psalms," both published by Upper Room Books, as she reflects on issues of aging and faith with compassion, grace, and solidarity. Website: http://www.missybuchanan

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Loss is a natural but difficult part of aging. Julie Yarbrough, author of "Inside the Broken Heart" will talk about her book and her personal experiences as the widow of former Senior Minister of Highland Park United Methodist Church in Dallas, TX.

Dale C. Carter will be the guest on this week's show. Dale is an eldercare advocate and is the author of "Transitioning Your Aging Parent: A 5 Step Guide Through Crisis and Change".

Nell Noonan, author of Not Alone: Encouragement for Caregivers (Upper Room Books) will be Missy's guest for this show. Nell, who holds a Doctor of Ministry in Biblical Studies, will share her own faith journey as a primary caregiver for her... more

In this free-for-all segment of Aging and Faith with Missy Buchanan, your host will answer as many of your questions as possible. She will also share your e-mailed comments. This is YOUR opportunity to share what's on your mind in the realm... more

The church is graying quickly. But few churches have addressed the needs of a broad spectrum of older adults, from active to frail. Learn practical tips about jump-starting a vibrant older adult ministry in your church!

You have often heard that aging is not for sissies. That may be true, but there are also great joys that come with long life. Discover how you can help older adults live more joyfully!

Change is difficult for most people, but it is especially hard for older adults as their sense of independence declines. How can you help aging loved ones deal faithfully with the many transitions that come with growing old?

Join Missy Buchanan as she explores the question, "Why are intergenerational friendships so important?"

Older adults often forget that their life stories are not yet finished. Join Missy Buchanan as she provides personal insight into how older adults are still teaching with their lives.

Join Missy Buchanan as she introduces you to topics relating to faith and our aging population. Today Missy will begin to open doors to a new understanding of the challenges and joys of faithful living as we grow older. Missy reminds us... more
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