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Title Essential spirit : providing wholistic services to and with older adults / edited by Donald R. Koepke ; foreword by Charles Fahey
Published Eugene, Oregon : Pickwick Publications, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 224 pages): illustrations
Contents Introduction: The essential spirit / Donald Koepke -- Spirituality, the sacred domain: core concepts and implications for practice for older adults / Jocelyn McGee, Kenneth Pargament, Aaron Silverbook -- Finding meaning in perceived meaninglessness / James Ellor -- Spirituality and the brain: we know in part / Paul Dobies -- Religion: friend or foe? / Peggy Price -- Fostering spirituality in dementia: looking beyond cognition / Cordula Dick-Muehlke -- The essential spirit in caresharing / Marty Richards -- Caregiving: body, mind, and spirit / Giovanna Piazza -- Touching spirits: programming for meaning and connection / Nancy Gordon -- Using rituals to engage the spirit / Rabbi Richard Address -- Transforming suffering into spiritual energy: the practice of "dedicated suffering" / Jane Thibault -- How diminished income can result in whole persons / Donald Koepke -- Death and dying: the final act of living / G. Jay Westbrook -- Epilogue: Looking in a mirror: what do I want to be when I grow up / Nancy Gordon and Donald Koepke
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Holistic medicine.
Older people -- Pastoral counseling of.
Older people -- Religious life.
Spirituality -- Christianity.
Form Electronic book
Author Fahey, Charles, writer of foreword
Koepke, Donald, editor
ISBN 1498273688 (electronic bk.)
9781498273688 (electronic bk.)