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The Resource Final conversations : helping the living and the dying talk to each other, Maureen P. Keeley, Julie M. Yingling

Final conversations : helping the living and the dying talk to each other, Maureen P. Keeley, Julie M. Yingling

Label
Final conversations : helping the living and the dying talk to each other
Title
Final conversations
Title remainder
helping the living and the dying talk to each other
Statement of responsibility
Maureen P. Keeley, Julie M. Yingling
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Final conversations can take place any time between a terminal diagnosis and the loved one's death. The communication needs of the survivors who must go on living are the focus in this book. Direct quotations from 'the Living' merge with the authors' advice about what may work for the reader"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
155.9/37
Index
index present
LC call number
BF789.D4
LC item number
K44 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Final conversations : helping the living and the dying talk to each other, Maureen P. Keeley, Julie M. Yingling
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip073/2006033950.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Real people: setting the stage for the book -- The source of these final conversations -- What are final conversations? -- Americans and death-why is it so difficult? -- Why communicate at the end? -- Why look at the living's perspective on communication at the end of life? -- I love you . . . goodbye -- Loving the dying in close relationships -- Don't leave yet! -- Nothing more to say -- Benefits / Summary / Advice -- Everyday messages: taking care of business -- I'm not dead yet! -- Maintaining the relationship for now -- Preserving the relationship into the future -- Problems with everyday messages -- Benefits / Summary / Advice -- Grace happens: spiritual messages -- Witnessing faith --Faith challenged, faith found again -- Experiencing spirit -- Creating community -- Benefits / Summary / Advice -- Beyond words: the power of nonverbal communication -- See me, hear me, touch me -- The meaning of space and time -- The importance of "stuff" -- Benefits / Summary / Advice -- Heartache released: healing damaged relationships -- Cleaning up the mess -- Letting go: forgiving, accepting, and acknowledging -- Receiving the surprise apology -- Closing a door, opening a window -- Don't make it worse -- Benefits / Summary / Advice -- Growing up: maturing through final conversations -- Children's final conversations with the dying: being real -- Teens' final conversations : a crash course in adulthood -- New adults' final conversations: challenges in changing times -- Mature adults final conversations : role changes and getting real (again) -- Benefits / Summary / Advice -- Going on: new directions for the living -- A new attitude: lessons learned -- New plans, new paths -- Benefits / Summary / Advice -- You can too: communication skills for final conversations -- Why engage in final conversations? -- How to get ready for final conversations -- How to communicate skillfully-- When to ask for help -- Epilogue -- Appendix
Control code
1060806
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 234 pages
Isbn
9781889242309
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006033950
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1060806
  • (Sirsi) 1060806
  • (OCoLC)74492033
Label
Final conversations : helping the living and the dying talk to each other, Maureen P. Keeley, Julie M. Yingling
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip073/2006033950.html
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Real people: setting the stage for the book -- The source of these final conversations -- What are final conversations? -- Americans and death-why is it so difficult? -- Why communicate at the end? -- Why look at the living's perspective on communication at the end of life? -- I love you . . . goodbye -- Loving the dying in close relationships -- Don't leave yet! -- Nothing more to say -- Benefits / Summary / Advice -- Everyday messages: taking care of business -- I'm not dead yet! -- Maintaining the relationship for now -- Preserving the relationship into the future -- Problems with everyday messages -- Benefits / Summary / Advice -- Grace happens: spiritual messages -- Witnessing faith --Faith challenged, faith found again -- Experiencing spirit -- Creating community -- Benefits / Summary / Advice -- Beyond words: the power of nonverbal communication -- See me, hear me, touch me -- The meaning of space and time -- The importance of "stuff" -- Benefits / Summary / Advice -- Heartache released: healing damaged relationships -- Cleaning up the mess -- Letting go: forgiving, accepting, and acknowledging -- Receiving the surprise apology -- Closing a door, opening a window -- Don't make it worse -- Benefits / Summary / Advice -- Growing up: maturing through final conversations -- Children's final conversations with the dying: being real -- Teens' final conversations : a crash course in adulthood -- New adults' final conversations: challenges in changing times -- Mature adults final conversations : role changes and getting real (again) -- Benefits / Summary / Advice -- Going on: new directions for the living -- A new attitude: lessons learned -- New plans, new paths -- Benefits / Summary / Advice -- You can too: communication skills for final conversations -- Why engage in final conversations? -- How to get ready for final conversations -- How to communicate skillfully-- When to ask for help -- Epilogue -- Appendix
Control code
1060806
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 234 pages
Isbn
9781889242309
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006033950
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1060806
  • (Sirsi) 1060806
  • (OCoLC)74492033

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