Here, in handy pocket or purse-sized format, is a nuts-and-bolts guide to visiting the elderly, in a variety of settings, to offer pastoral care and spiritual comfort. Kirkwood offers readers a thorough overview of the aging process, including the challenges of dementia and a look at the unique emotional and spiritual needs of the elderly. This book offers help to those who want to make visits to the elderly more meaningful.
Rev. Dr. Neville Kirkwood has had a long career as a hospital chaplain, lecturer and preacher. He served in a cross-cultural mission in India and earned his doctor of ministry degree at San Francisco Theological Seminary. He lives in Queensland, Australia.