This highly integrative book helps students gain the knowledge and skills they need to assess, engage, and address the spiritual and religious needs of older adults. Taking a fresh approach that breaks new ground in the field, the author discusses eight major world religions and covers values and ethics, theories, interventions, health and caregiving, depression and anxiety, dementia, and the end of life. Meditations and exercises throughout the book allow readers to expand and explore their personal understanding of spirituality. Referencing the latest research, the book includes assessments and skill-based tools designed to help practitioners enhance the mental health of older people.
Chapter Two: Defining Religion and Spirituality Professional and Practical Philosophies
Defining Religion and Spirituality Professional and Practical Philosophies
In the pursuit of knowledge, every day something is added.
In the practice of the Tao, every day something is dropped.
Less and less do you need to force things, ...