ERIC Number: EJ385006
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
The Contributory and Changing Roles of Older Adults in the Church and Synagogue.
Dickerson, Ben E.; Myers, Dennis R.
Educational Gerontology, v14 n4 p303-14 1988
Describes six roles (advocate, mediator, missionary, intergenerational specialist, religious educator, encourager) illustrating type of intramural and extramural contributions older congregational members can make to church or synagogue. Identifies three structural barriers to productive role expression in later life and suggests concept of career as framework for design of sequential role configurations for older members. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
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