Table of Contents
Chapter 1. How Old Are You?
Chapter 2. There Is No Such Age as ‘Old’
Chapter 3. Myths, Stereotypes, Images, and Gains
Chapter 4. Life Satisfaction
Chapter 5. Faith in the Third Age
Chapter 6. Ageing in the Old Testament
Chapter 7. Ageing in the New Testament
Chapter 8. Humour . . . One of the Greatest Coping Methods
Chapter 9. The Positive Effects of Music
Chapter 10. Conclusions: Is There a Happiness Formula?
This book will be of particular interest to those who work in the health, counseling, and caring professions, and to the students plus the academics who teach them. Professionals or lay workers specializing in geriatrics, including social workers, sociologists, and psychologists, should find the text helpful. Because of its biblical content, theological and seminary students would find this a useful resource. Finally, the book should be appreciated by those who are themselves middle-aged and older, and who would like to make the most of later life.