Journal of Medical Humanities 30 (1):61-72 (2008)

Spirituality and storytelling can be resources in aging successfully and in dying well given the constraints of modern day Western culture. This paper explores the relationship of aging to time and the dynamic process of the life course and discusses issues related to confronting mortality, including suffering, finitude, spirituality, and spiritual closure in regard to death. And, finally, the role of narrative in this process is taken up
Keywords Aging  End-of-Life  Spirituality  Closure  Narrative
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DOI 10.1007/s10912-008-9071-3
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