Item description for Pastoral Care of Older Adults (Creative Pastoral Care and Counseling) by Harold George Koenig, II Richard Weaver & Andrew J. Weaver...
Overview The graying of America is accelerating. How can churches effectively meet the growing spiritual, social, and emotional needs of older adults? Koenig and Weaver address this vital question, offering practical guidance in dealing with issues such as Alzheimer's disease, the chronically ill, relocation, health crises, grief, depression, anxiety, and more. 98 pages, softcover from Fortress.
Publishers Description Written by a new generation of recognized experts in pastoral care, these brief, foundational books offer practical advice to pastors on the most frequent dilemmas of pastoral care and counseling.
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Studio: Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.53" Height: 0.38" Weight: 0.37 lbs.
Release Date Sep 5, 2000
Publisher Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Series Creative Pastoral Care And Couns
ISBN 0800629647 ISBN13 9780800629649
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More About Harold George Koenig, II Richard Weaver & Andrew J. Weaver
Harold G. Koenig, MD, is board certified in general psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, and geriatric medicine. He is on the faculty at Duke as professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and associate professor of medicine. Dr. Koenig is Director of Duke s Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health and has published extensively in the fields of mental health, geriatrics, and religion, with over 350 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and close to 40 books in print or in preparation. He is also a registered nurse.
Harold George Koenig currently resides in Durham, in the state of North Carolina.
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Table of Contents Feb 8, 2000
Chapter 1: What Health Changes Can Be Expected with Normal Aging?-- Chapter 2: What Can Older Adults Do to Maintain Their Physical Health?-- Chapter 3: What Can Older Adults Do to Maintain Their Mental Health?-- Chapter 4: How Can Spiritual Growth Be Facilitated in Later Life?-- Chapter 5: What is Alzheimer's Disease and What Can Be Done?-- Chapter 6: How Can Caregivers and Families Be Helped to Cope with Their Responsibilities?-- Chapter 7: How Can Community Resources for Older Persons Be Located?-- Chapter 8: What Information Is Necessary about Nursing Homes?-- Chapter 9: How Do Older Persons Cope with Disability and Dependency?-- Chapter 10: What Can Older Persons Do to Feel Useful and Needed?-- Chapter 11: How Can Older Persons Who Feel Lonely and Isolated Be Helped?-- Chapter 12: How Can Faith Help older Persons Cope with Chronic Illness?-- Chapter 13: How Can Older Persons Who Are Depressed, Grieving, or Suicidal Be Helped?-- Chapter 14: How Can Older Persons Who Are Anxious and Fearful Be Helped?-- Chapter 15: What Can Be Done to Help Older Persons with Cancer or Terminal Illness?--