Elderly & Living Alone in Rural Mississippi

by Wanda Lott Collins. Baylor University, 2011.

This article details the story of an elderly man as a case study of how family, friends, and the faith community can assure the well-being and independence of elders who live alone.


how to support an elderly individual's independence and quality of life

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clergy and lay leaders


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  • Initiate a conversation about how your congregation can be more effective in supporting your elderly population in their daily routines.
  • Help members of your congregation care for their loved ones by sharing this article.

About the Contributor
Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming is a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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