Since the 1971 White House Conference on Aging in the United States, the need to move from religiosity into new areas such as Spiritual Assessment and Spirituality has emerged. This movement has picked up momentum among scholars, particularly in terms of research in the area of Spirituality. While...
Published March 7th 2013 by Routledge
A discerning guide through the ups and downs of retirementThe number of people age 65 and older worldwide has more than tripled to nearly half a billion over the last 50 years. Spiritual Wisdom for Successful Retirement is an inspirational guide through the journey that begins in life’s &...
Published September 8th 2006 by Routledge
A Study Resource for Christian Faith Communities to Promote Personal and Social Well-Being
Use your personal faith to spread the health!Health Through Faith and Community is a unique study guide that encourages Christian congregations to enhance the well-being of individual church members as well as society as a whole. Presented as eight study sessions that can be used independently or...
Published September 6th 2006 by Routledge
Gain an understanding of the increased role religious congregations now play in providing social support to the elderlyReligious congregations and faith-based organizations (FBO) from the Jewish, Christian, and Islamic traditions have worked on behalf of older adults for centuries. But the...
Published March 4th 2005 by Routledge
A Multi-National Perspective
How can you foster spiritual growth in older people?This multidisciplinary work re-examines issues of aging with dignity and spiritual meaning. Aging, Spirituality, and Pastoral Care: A Multi-National Perspective brings together chaplains, pastors, counselors, and health care practitioners in all...
Published April 10th 2002 by Routledge