This excerpt from an article published several years ago in an international theological journal is living proof that too much education can be worse than useless. What does the Lord call us to do about the spiritual and emotional needs of the elderly (and everyone else)?
"Preach the word! Be ready in season and out of season. Convince, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching." (2 Timothy 4:2)
And "Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their trouble, and to keep oneself unspotted from the world." (James 1:27)