Uptown Interagency Council on Aging

February 15, 2024 – Addressing Spiritual Needs & Distress with Greater Confidence

While most social service providers understand the importance of offering holistic care, addressing clients’ spiritual needs can feel daunting, vague, or even secondary. This program will help providers approach the spiritual concerns of clients with greater confidence and ease. By better understanding spiritual distress (especially at the end of life), common spiritual themes of aging, and the role of chaplains, providers will strengthen their capacity to respond in helpful and sensitive ways

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care

> Please read from p.32 “Domain 5: Spiritual, Religious, and Existential Aspects of Care”


Development of the PC-7, a Quantifiable Assessment of Spiritual Concerns of Patients Receiving Palliative Care Near the End of Life


The Art of Living Every Minute of Your Life – Naomi Rachel Remen, MDhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1xBjIHEhtg