The Best Resources to Help You Help Your Aging Relatives
By Marty Richards, MSW, ACSW (ISBN 1-892148-07-2)
- Reviews of current
resources-including books, websites, and more.
- Insights and recommendations
on resources for specific concerns or questions.
- Guidance to ensure
your time and money is well spent.
A Systems Approach
By Peter L. Steinke (Alban Institute, 1996)
- Chapters include principles
of health, promoting healthy congregations, congregations at risk, infectious
- Excellent background
for those who want to examine the health of the whole congregation as well
Services for Aging Persons: A Guide for Healthcare Organizations
Available through Catholic Health Association 314-427-2500
- Parish nursing figures
prominently in the solution of problems challenging healthcare in the fast-growing
population of those over 65.
A Health Care Provider's
Guide to Islamic Religious Practices
Available by contacting Council American-Islamic Relations at 202-488-8787
- Information about
the religious rights of patients.
- Details Muslim views
on the role of faith in treating illness, dietary requirements, circumcision,
autopsies, and funeral rites.
- Islamic perspectives
on abortion, organ transplants, and reproduction technology.
- A guide for the accommodation
of religiously mandated practices of Muslim patients.
Healthy People 2010
Available online, in print, and on CD ROM. www.health.gov/healthypeople/document/tableofcontents.htm
- Understanding and
improving Health (in print) explains the background, context, goals and
leading health indicators for Healthy People 2010. Call 202-512-1800
- Healthy People 2010
Conference Edition, Volumes I & II (in print & CD ROM) sets national objectives
for the decade to increase the span of healthy life and eliminate health
disparities for all Americans. 301-468-5960
The Journey Toward
God: Healing & Christian Faith
By Rev. Dr. Kenneth Bakken (ISBN 0-8066-4048-0) Augsburg Press
- Explores one's personal
journey toward wholeness.
- Five-fold process
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