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.

Values and Ethics With Older Adults

Values and Ethics With Older Adults

Cultivating right effort helps us to give ourselves energetically to each day, no matter how difficult, and to avoid shrinking from life’s challenges.

—Life and Teachings of the Buddha

What is a good man but a bad man’s teacher? ...

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