Older Adult Formation


April 25, 2005

We the undersigned religious organizations come from diverse religious traditions, yet our communities speak with one voice on the importance of providing compassionate care for the elderly, widows, orphans, and persons with disabilities. It is the birthright of each person to live a life with...

March 7, 2005

Presiding Bishop Griswold urged us to ask the following questions in evaluating the President’s budget proposal:

Is the budget compassionate? Jesus tells his followers to “be compassionate, as your Heavenly Father is compassionate.” But compassion is just an abstraction unless we...

July 31, 2003

Did you know ... ?

The fastest growing age segment in the country is 85+. By next year there will be more than 200,000 Americans over age 100, and by 2050 the projection is for there to be 4.2 million over age 100. Currently one in every eight Americans is age 65 or older, and over one in...