The Remedy to Psychological Issues Among Elderly from the Perspective of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi

Authors

  • Noornajihan Jaafar
  • Shah Rizul Izyan Zulkiply
  • Celal Akar

Keywords:

Senior Citizens, Psychology, Bediuzzaman

Abstract

This paper aims to discuss on the psychological issue among the elderly. Old age is a stage in life that most people fear and are concerned about. The physical, cognitive and psychological deterioration that comes with it often makes the elderly feel depressed, sad, and helpless. This writing try to shield lighten from the work of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi on the remedy of the psychological issues among the elderly.  Bediuzzaman Said Nursi provides a fresh perspective to the thinking for the elderly in dealing with their old age in a contented and relaxed state. The remedy by hope offered by him is aimed at providing the source of strength and healing for senior citizens during the later stages of their lives. Using analytical and descriptive method, the results of this study show that the seven elements of hope that Bediuzzaman Said Nursi focused on the capacity to boost faith and to allow senior citizens to appreciate that the joy and sweetness of life based on faith is also an opportunity to worship even towards the end of one’s life.

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Published

2020-07-31

How to Cite

Noornajihan Jaafar, Shah Rizul Izyan Zulkiply, & Akar, C. (2020). The Remedy to Psychological Issues Among Elderly from the Perspective of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi. The Journal of Risale-I Nur Studies, 3(2), 1–13. Retrieved from https://thejrns.org/index.php/thejrns/article/view/36