Category Archives: Developing OAM programs

Articles and resources that discuss why Older Adult Ministry (OAM) can benefit individuals, families, communities and the churches and temples that serve them

The Wellness Puzzle

Would you like less stress, deeper peace or better health for yourself?  …or a loved one? To begin, take a look at the Wellness Puzzle.  No matter what piece you start with,  you’ll find a free Action Guide, video or story that … Continue reading

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The Mature Mind – Kairos Alive!

Dr. Gene Cohen, a former Director of the National Institute of Health, was the author of The Mature Mind and The Creative Age said that we had become so focused upon the losses of aging that we had never studied … Continue reading

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THE NEXT FOUR DECADES 2010-2050 (2) Please click above to view this report that presents information on how the age structure of the overall population and the composition of the older population in terms of age, sex, race, and Hispanic … Continue reading

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Aging, Sage-ing and Sprituality

In this Action Guide, Pastor McCaffrey defines Sage-ing and it’s relationship to successful aging and an ever deepening spirituality.

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The Need for OAM – Powerpoints

Please view these Powerponts for useful information about the need for Older Adult Ministry. Older Adults in the Congregation A Boon or THE CHURCH, THE BIBLE AND AGING

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The National Forum on Spirituality and Aging

Welcome to the National Forum on Spirituality and Aging (NAFOSA). We encourage you to: think out loud about aging churches and our aging society talk about what’s working and not working in ministry to, with, by, and for people in the … Continue reading

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