Table of Contents

Separation of church and state: impact on faith-based services.
The role of religious congregations in the social service system.
Faith-related agencies and their implications for aging services.
Dialogue with Elizabeth Seale-Scott, Director, Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Baptist perspectives on faith-based initiatives and religious liberty.
Managing older volunteers.
Faith organizations and ethnically diverse elders: a community action model.
The heritage of religion and spirituality in the field of gerontology: Don Clingan, Tom Cook, and the National Interfaith Coalition on Aging. Gain an understanding of the increased role religious congregations now play in providing social support to the elderlyReligious congregations and faith-based organizations (FBO) from the Jewish, Christian, and Islamic traditions have worked on behalf of older adults for centuries. But the initiation of President Bush's Office of Faith-Based Initiatives has raised many questions from both the traditional secular and sectarian services as well as many nontraditional services found in each community. Faith-Based Initiatives and Aging Services addresses the issues of the separation of.