Chandra Mehrotra, P. D., & Lisa Smith Wagner. (2018). Aging and diversity : An active learning experience (Third edition.). Routledge. Read Chapter 8 The chapter looks at specific dimensions of spirituality from a diversity perspective.
Mawson, M. (2021). Should we pursue success and spirituality in ageing? Framing religious contributions to ageing research. Journal of Population Ageing, 14(3), 373. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12062-021-09336-4 This article provides a discussion of the place spirituality holds in the field of gerontology. Most importantly, this article provides perspective on the evolution of positive aging research.
McDonnell-Naughton, M., Gaffney, L., & Fagan, A. (2020). Spirituality and caring for the older person: A discussion paper. Journal of Religion & Health, 59(6), 2775–2793. This article provides information about spirituality from the caregiver's perspective. Caregivers may need support nativagting and responding to the spiritual needs of older adults.
Thauvoye, E., Vanhooren, S., Vandenhoeck, A., & Dezutter, J. (2018). Spirituality and eell-being in old age: Exploring the dimensions of spirituality in relation to late-life functioning. Journal of Religion and Health, 57(6), 2167–2181. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-017-0515-9 This article is important because it provides information about the role spirituality plays in the aging process. The authors built upon previous research connecting spirituality and late-life satisfaction.
Zimmer, Z., Jagger, C., Chiu, C.-T., Ofstedal, M. B., Rojo, F., & Saito, Y. (2016). Spirituality, religiosity, aging and health in global perspective: A review. SSM - Population Health, 2, 373–381. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssmph.2016.04.009 The authors look at the role spirituality plays in healthy aging from a global perspective. This article sheds light on the emerging research on religion and spirituality as the population aging increases.