As already observed, many older adults remain highly self-sufficient. Others require more care. Because the elderly typically no longer hold jobs, finances can be a challenge. And due to cultural misconceptions, older people can be targets of ridicule and stereotypes. Jan 31, · A lot of congregations have youth groups, but how many have their own older-adult ministries? Not just to serve older adults, but to give them opportunities to serve. At Trinity Lutheran Church in Mission, Kan., members ages 55 to 95 attend Bible studies as well as meetings to learn about Medicare, preparing wills and other age-related stripp.xyz: Paula Schlueter Ross.
In the United States senior adults change address on an average once every 12 years, compared to the national average of once every seven years. Problem 4. Biblical "illiteracy" is common among laity in many churches. As a result, pastoral teaching often remains at .