Distinctives of Spiritual Care for the Elderly and Those at the End of Life

Gloria Woodland, DMin

Director of Chaplaincy Program
Assistant Professor of Chaplaincy Studies and Spiritual Care 

CHP 691 – Special Topic: Distinctives of Spiritual Care for the Elderly and Those at the End of Life

In this course, participants will review the concepts of spirituality/religion in the elderly and how the impact of gerontological/physical changes will affect their ministry. Topics covered will include spiritual assessment and care planning, dementia, and Alzheimer’s, the impact of life losses, and anticipatory end-of-life issues. The bio-psychosocial-spiritual implications of geriatric and end-of-life implications will be reviewed with a discussion of appropriate spiritual care interventions.

This course can be taken for credit towards a degree or it can be taken as a non-credit audit course for continuing education or personal development.

Course dates: January 27-31, 2020 (M-F) from 13:00-17:00 (PDT)
Available onsite in Langley

DATES: January 27-31, 2020

LOCATION: ACTS Seminaries (Langley)

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