Living with Purpose in a Worn-out Body: Spiritual Encouragement for Older Adults

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Upper Room Books, 2008 - Family & Relationships - 93 pages
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Birthed out of real-life experience, Living with Purpose in a Worn-out Body is a big dose of authentic spiritual encouragement for frail elderly who struggle to find purpose at the end of their lives. These devotionals addressed to God raise in prayer the many concerns of the frail elderly and provide opportunities to reminisce and reflect on their blessings.

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I have a mother who is in assisted living, so I find this book very practical and definitely appropriate and real for the elderly living in the different facilities or even at home alone. For the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Gina Whitlock - Goodreads

I wish I had found this book while my mom was living, I could have read it to her. It's a spiritual book that could be of help to the elderly if they are religious. Read full review

About the author (2008)

Missy Buchanan is an award-winning author, speaker, and nationally recognized older adult advocate. She is a former creativity educator and prolific writers whose articles have appeared in numerous publications including "Good Morning America's Weekly Inspirations," "Presbyterians Today," "Mature Years," "Mature Living," and more. For more information, visit

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