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  • Vieillir au couvent: stratégies des congrégations et paradoxe des laïcités.
    Anchisi, Annick, Laurent Amiotte-Suchet, and Kevin Toffel (2016)
    Social Compass 63:1: 3-19.

    Study of Sisters of Charity in France & merged religious congregations in Switzerland; as members' average ages increased, they turned to care for the aging, including their own members, running facilities within government programs designed for all aged persons.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Switzerland; Catholic, France; Sisters of Charity; Orders/congregations; Gerontology
  • Does religiousness increase with age? Age changes and generational differences over 35 years.
    Bengtson, Vern L., Norella M. Putney, Merril Slversten, and Susan C. Harris (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 363-379.

    Based on a Southern California panel study. Religiosity increases with age, though attendance drops in old age. For younger cohorts, spirituality becomes increasingly detached from religion & God is less transcendent & more immanent.

    Associated Search Terms: Spirituality; Practice; United States, California; Transcendence; Life course; Gerontology; God, concept of; Immanence; Age; Panel study; Generations
  • Changes in religious group affiliation during older adulthood: Evidence from an 11-year longitudinal study.
    Hayward, R. David, and Neal Krause (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:4: 539-554.

    Analyzes 2001-12 panel interview data from Americans aged 66+. changes in religious affiliation occur in a significant % of older people, especially among white Protestants, with some changing repeatedly.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Gerontology; Panel study
  • Health benefits of religion among black and white older adults? Race, religiosity, and Creactive protein.
    Ferraro, Kenneth F., and Seoyoun Kim (2014)
    Social Science and Medicine 120:1: 92-99.

    Health benefit (resistance to inflammation) from religious involvement evident among African American seniors.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; African Americans; Health; Practice; Panel study
  • God-mediated control and optimism: Exploring variations by denominational affiliation.
    Krause, Neal, and R. David Hayward (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:2: 275-290.

    Analyzes 2001 U.S.A. interview data from senior citizens. Conservative Protestant seniors are more optimistic than others.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Gerontology; Optimism
  • Religious Involvement in the Later Years of Life.
    Krause, Neal (2013)
    In Kenneth I. Pargament, Julie J. Exline, and James W. Jones (eds.) The American Psychological Association Handbook of Psychology, Religion, and Spirituality. Washington: American Psychological Association, pp. 529-545.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology
  • Le catholicisme français à l’épreuve du vieillissement.
    Béraud, Céline (2013)
    In Y. Tranvouez (ed.) La décompostion des chrétientés occidentales, 1950-2010. Brest: CRBC-UVO, pp. 55-69.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, France; Gerontology; France
  • Patterns of change in prayer activity, expectancies, and contents during older adulthood.
    Hayward, R. David, and Neal Krause (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52(1):17-34.

    Analyzes 4 waves of survey data (2001-07) from the 48 contiguous U.S. states, from people aged 66+ in 2001. Prayer frequency & beliefs emphasizing trust in God increased over the 7 years.

    Associated Search Terms: Longitudinal; Prayer; Belief; Gerontology
  • Changes in church-based social support relationships during older adulthood.
    Hayward, R. David, and Neal Krause (2013)
    Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 6: 85-96.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Social support
  • Church-based social support and a sense of belonging in a congregation among older Mexican-Americans.
    Krause, Neal, and R. David Hayward (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:2: 251-273.

    Analyzes interview data from retired Mexican Americans from Texas, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, & California. Receiving social support predicts a sense of belonging, especially for older Mexican American men.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Membership; Social support; Belonging, sense of
  • Religion, Spirituality, and Aging: A Longitudinal Study of Mental and Physical Coping.
    Nathensen, Sophia Lyn (2012)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Utah.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Longitudinal; Coping; Spirituality
  • The religious and non-religious commitments of older women in the UK: Towards a new typology.
    Eccles, Janet (2012)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 27:3: 469-484.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Great Britain; Women
  • Studying forgiveness among older whites, older blacks, and older Mexican Americans.
    Krause, Neal (2012)
    Journal of Religion, Spirituality, and Aging 24:4: 325-344.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Forgiveness; Gerontology; Mexican Americans
  • Holistic Switchers: The Spiritual and Value Commitments of a Group of Older Women Church Leavers.
    Eccles, Janet (2012)
    Journal for the Study of Spirituality 1: 187-202.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Disaffiliation; Great Britain, Cumbria; Gerontology
  • Social Factors in the Church and Positive Religious Coping Responses: Assessing Differences among Older Whites, Older Blacks, and Older Mexican Americans.
    Krause, Neal, and R. David Hayward (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:4: 519-541.

    Analyzes 2001 survey data from White and African American seniors and survey data from Mexican American seniors from five U.S.A. states. Church attendance predicts the use of religious coping. For Whites, informal spiritual social support predicts the use of religious coping, as well.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Coping; Gerontology; Mexican Americans; Practice; Social support
  • Another kind of implicitness in religion: Beliefs and practices of some older Christian woemen disaffiliates.
    Eccles, Janet (2012)
    Implicit Religion 15:2: 181-194.

    Based on 2004-06 interviews with 70 older British women reared in Christianity but affected by the 1960s cultural revolution.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaffiliation; Gerontology; Implicit religion; Vicarious religion; Women; Great Britain, Cumbria
  • Reported Contact with the Dead, Religious Involvement, and Death Anxiety in Late Life.
    Krause, Neal (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 53:5: 347-364.

    Analyzes 2001 interview data from Americans aged 66+; perceived contact with the dead promotes a sense of social connectedness, which in turn promotes religious meaningfulness, which reduces death anxiety.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Meaning; Paranormal; Death anxiety
  • The Perceived Prayers of Others, Stress, and Change in Depressive Symptoms Over Time.
    Krause, Neal (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 53:3: 341-356.

    Analyzes 2005 & '07 interview data from American seniors from the 48 contiguous states. The depression occasioned by living in a delapidated neighborhood is reduced for those who believe others often prayer for them.

    Associated Search Terms: Prayer; Mental health; Gerontology; Depression
  • Non-organizational religious participation, subjective religiosity, and spirituality among older African Aemrican and black Caribbeans.
    Taylor, Robert Joseph, Linda M. Chatters, and Sean Joe. (2011)
    Journal of Religion and Health 50:3: 623-645.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Caribbean Americans; Gerontology; Religiosity, private
  • Rehabilitated returners: Why some older women re-affiliate to the Christian church.
    Eccles, Janet (2011)
    Temenos: Nordic Journal of Comparative Religion 47;1: 7-31.

    Associated Search Terms: Returnee; Gerontology; Great Britain, Cumbria; Women
  • Social Relationships in the Church during Late Life: Assessing Differences between African Americans, Whites, and Mexican Americans.
    Krause, Neal, and Elena Bastida (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 53:1: 41-63.

    Analyzes data from 2 early 2000s surveys. African American elders experienced greter social support from clergy & congregations than did European Americans & Mexican Americans.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Parish; Congregation; Gerontology; Social support; Mexican Americans
  • The social milieu of the church and religious coping responses: A longitudinal investigation of older Whites and older Blacks.
    Krause, Neal (2010)
    International Journal for the Psychology of Religion 20: 109-129.

    Associated Search Terms: Coping; Gerontology; African Americans
  • Unforgivenes, rumination, and depressive symptoms among older adults.
    Ingersoll-Dayton, Berit, Cynthia Torges, and Neal Krause (2010)
    Aging & Mental Health 14: 439-449.

    Associated Search Terms: Depression; Forgiveness; Gerontology
  • Religion and mental health among older adults: Do the effects of religious involvement vary by gender?
    McFarland, Michael J. (2010)
    Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences 65B: 621-630.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Mental health; Gender
  • The social milieu of the church and religious coping responses: A longitudinal investigation of older whites and older blacks.
    Krause, Neal (2010)
    International Journal for the Psychology of Religion 20:2: 109-129.

    Associated Search Terms: Coping; Gerontology; Longitudinal; Race
  • Le inglesi che vanno in chesa: le ultima di una longa storia?
    Eccles, Janet (2010)
    Etnografia e ricerca qualitativa 1: 88-106.

    Subset of interviewees in a 2004-06 inquiry.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Cumbria; Women; Gerontology
  • Church-based Emotional Support and Self-forgiveness in Late Life.
    Krause, Neal (2010)
    Review of Religious Research 52:1:72-89.

    Analyzes longitudinal survey data from American senior citizens; satisfaction with emotional support from church members rather than amounts of it predicts self-forgiveness.

    Associated Search Terms: Self-forgiveness; Gerontology; Social support; Emotion
  • Church-based Social Relationships, Belonging, and Health Among Older Mexican Americans.
    Krause, Neal, and Elena Bastida (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:2: 397-409.

    Analyzes 2009 interview data from odler Mexican Americans in 5 Southwest U.S.A. states; frequent attenders gain a sense of belonging that has beneficial health effects.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexican Americans; Social support; Health; Gerontology; Practice
  • Religion and Depressive Symptoms in Late Life.
    Krause, Neal (2010)
    In Christopher G. Ellison and Robert A. Hummer (eds.) Religion, Families, and Health. Population-Based Research in the United States. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 229-247.

    Analyzes 2001 inteview data from American seniors. Church-based social support enhances a sense of meaning in life which in turn inversely affects depression symptoms.

    Associated Search Terms: Depression; Meaning; Mental health; Social support; Gerontology
  • How Have Preboomer and Boomer Women Raised in Christianity Who Have Lived through the "Sixties Revolution" Been Affected in Terms of their Religious and Value Commitents?
    Eccles, Janet (2010)
    Unpublishd Ph.D. thesis, Lancaster University.

    Based on open-ended interviews with 70 older women.

    Associated Search Terms: Vicarious religion; Women; Great Britain, Cumbria; Disaffiliation; Gerontology
  • Religious Involvement, Beliefs about God, and the Sense of Mattering among Older Adults.
    Schieman, Scott, Alex Bierman, and Christopher G. Ellison (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:3: 517-535.

    Analyzes 2001-02 interview data from senior citizens in Washington, D.C. & 2 adjoining Maryland counties; beliefs in divine control mediate effects of practice & prayer on measures of oneself mattering.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Prayer; Practice; Gerontology; Control, divine; Belief; Self concept
  • The Context of Religious and Spiritual Care at the End of Life in Long-term Care Facilities.
    Hamilton, V. Lee; Timothy P. Daaleman, Christianna S. Williams, and Sheryl Zimmerman (2009)
    Sociology of Religion 70:2: 179-195.

    Analyzes telephone interview data from families of people who died in a sample of long-term care facilites. Importance of religion to the deceased strongly predicted spiritual care.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Death
  • Close Companion Friends in Church and Health in Late Life.
    Krause, Neal, and John Cairney (2009)
    Review of Religious Research 51:2: 181-200.

    Analyzes survey data from U.S.A. seniors; having friends in a congregation enhances a feeling of belongingness, thereby a feeling of gratefulness to God, & thereby a higher self-rating of health.

    Associated Search Terms: Friendship; Health; Parish; Gerontology
  • Lifetime trauma, prayer, and psychological distress in late life.
    Krause, Neal (2009)
    International Journal for the Psychology of Religion 19: 55-72.

    Associated Search Terms: Distress; Gerontology; Prayer
  • Religion and the quality of life in the last year of life.
    Idler, Ellen L., John McLaughlin, and Stanislov Kasl. (2009)
    Journal of Gerontology Series B. Psychologicla and Social Sciences 64:4: 528-537.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Quality of life
  • Changes in volunteering among young old in the Netherlands between 1991 and 2002.
    Suanet, Bianca, Marjolein Broese van Groenou, and Arjan W. Braam (2009)
    European Journal of Ageing 6:1: 157-165.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands, Amsterdam; Volunteering; Gerontology
  • The Doubting Process: A Longitudinal Study of the Precipitants and Consequences of Religious Doubt in Older Adults.
    Krause, Neal, and Christopher G. Ellison (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:2: 293-312.

    Analyzes 2001 & '04 interview data from Americans aged 66+. Negative congregation experience is associated with more doubt. Doubt, if suppressed, is associated with worse health.

    Associated Search Terms: Health; Parish; Doubt; Belief; Gerontology
  • Church-based volunteering, providing informal support at church, and self-rated health in late life.
    Krause, Neal (2009)
    Journal of Aging and Health 21:1: 63-84.

    Associated Search Terms: Social support; Health; Volunteering; Gerontology
  • Church-Based Social Relationships and Change in Self-esteem Over Time.
    Krause, Neal (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:4: 756-773.

    Analyzes 2001 & '04 panel data from older adults in the 48 contiguous U.S.A. states. A close relationship with God predicts self-esteem over time; church social support does not.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Panel study; Gerontology; Emotion; Self-esteem; Social support
  • How Do 'Religion' and 'Spirituality' Differ? Lay Definitions among Older Adults.
    Schlehofer, Michele M., Allen M. Omoto, and Janice R. Adelman (2008)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:3: 411-425.

    Based on definitions provided by senior citizens in a group home.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology
  • Spirituality and Aging: Research and Implications.
    Moberg, David O. (2008)
    Journal of Religion, Spirituality & Aging 20:1-2: 95-134. [In James W. Ellor (ed.) Methods in Religion, Spirituality & Aging. New York: Routledge.]

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology
  • Spiritual Care at the End of Life in Long-Term Care.
    Daaleman, Timothy P., Christianna S. Williams, V. Lee Hamilton, and Sheryl Zimmerman (2008)
    Medical Care 46: 85-91.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Death
  • The social foundation of religious meaning in life.
    Krause, Neal (2008)
    Research on Aging 30;4: 395-427.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Meaning
  • Cross-national variations in the correlation between frequency of prayer and health among older Europeans.
    Hank, Karsten, and Barbara Schaan (2008)
    Research on Aging 30:1: 36-54.

    Associated Search Terms: Health; Gerontology; Europe; Prayer
  • Disabilities, Spirituality, and Well-being in Late Life: Research Foundations for Study and Practice.
    Moberg, David O. (2008)
    Journal of Religion, Spirituality & Aging 20:4: 313-340.

    Associated Search Terms: Disability; Gerontology; Well-being
  • Clergy as mental health service providers to older adults.
    Pickard, Joseph G., and Baorong Guo (2008)
    Aging and Menal Health 12:5: 615-624.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; Gerontology; Mental health; Social services; Social support
  • Aging in the Church. How Social Relationships Affect Health.
    Krause, Neal (2008)
    West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania: Temple Foundation Press.

    Review of the literature.

    Associated Search Terms: Meaning; Mental health; Parish; Prayer; Coping; Stress; Gerontology; Health; Social support
  • Religion and Depression in Older Medical Inpatients.
    Koenig, Harold G. (2007)
    American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 15:4: 282-291.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Depression
  • Predictors of Preventive Health Care Use among Middle-aged and Older Adults in Mexico: The Role of Religion.
    Benjamins, Maureen R. (2007)
    Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology 22:2: 221-234.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Mexico; Health
  • Religious participation among older Black Caribbeans in the United States.
    Taylor, Robert Joseph, Linda M. Chatters, and James S. Jackson (2007)
    Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences 62: S251-S256.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Caribbean Americans; Gerontology
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