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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
No matter what your age, reflecting on your last interactions with a dying loved one can have life-long consequences for you. This book weaves direct quotations from real people's memories of final conversations, with advice and themes that will help you determine what may work for you."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
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Final conversations : helping the living and the dying talk to each other, Maureen P. Keeley, Julie M. Yingling
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • 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
  • Real people: setting the stage for the book
  • Benefits
  • Summary
  • Advice
  • Grace happens: spiritual messages
  • Witnessing faith
  • Experiencing spirit
  • Creating community
  • Benefits
  • Summary
  • Advice
  • The source of these final conversations
  • Beyond words: the power of nonverbal communication
  • See me; feel me; hear 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
  • What are final conversations?
  • Receiving the surprise apology
  • Closing a door, opening a window
  • Don't make it worse
  • Benefits
  • Summary
  • Advice
  • Growing up: maturing through fc-talk
  • Children's fc-talk: being real
  • Teens' fc-talk: a crash course in adulthood
  • Young adults' fc-talk: challenges in changing times
  • Americans and death-why is it so difficult?
  • Mature adults: 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
  • Why communicate at the end?
  • You can too: communication skills for fc-talk
  • Why engage in fc-talk?
  • How to get ready for fc-talk
  • When to ask for help
  • Our wish for you
  • Epilogue
  • Appendix
  • Why look at the livings' (not the dyings') perspective?
  • I love you . . . goodbye
  • Loving the dying in intimate relationships
Control code
ocm74492033
Extent
256 p.: cm.
Isbn
9781889242309
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006033950
System control number
(OCoLC)74492033
Label
Final conversations : helping the living and the dying talk to each other, Maureen P. Keeley, Julie M. Yingling
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • 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
  • Real people: setting the stage for the book
  • Benefits
  • Summary
  • Advice
  • Grace happens: spiritual messages
  • Witnessing faith
  • Experiencing spirit
  • Creating community
  • Benefits
  • Summary
  • Advice
  • The source of these final conversations
  • Beyond words: the power of nonverbal communication
  • See me; feel me; hear 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
  • What are final conversations?
  • Receiving the surprise apology
  • Closing a door, opening a window
  • Don't make it worse
  • Benefits
  • Summary
  • Advice
  • Growing up: maturing through fc-talk
  • Children's fc-talk: being real
  • Teens' fc-talk: a crash course in adulthood
  • Young adults' fc-talk: challenges in changing times
  • Americans and death-why is it so difficult?
  • Mature adults: 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
  • Why communicate at the end?
  • You can too: communication skills for fc-talk
  • Why engage in fc-talk?
  • How to get ready for fc-talk
  • When to ask for help
  • Our wish for you
  • Epilogue
  • Appendix
  • Why look at the livings' (not the dyings') perspective?
  • I love you . . . goodbye
  • Loving the dying in intimate relationships
Control code
ocm74492033
Extent
256 p.: cm.
Isbn
9781889242309
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006033950
System control number
(OCoLC)74492033

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