Wellbeing and Spirituality Forum

Posted by on 8 July 2019

with Professor Holly Nelson-Becker

16 August 2019 | Selwyn Heights, Hillsborough

wellbeing graphicThe University of Auckland, The Selwyn Foundation and Mercy Hospice are proud to host academic, author and visiting Seelye Fellow Professor Holly Nelson-Becker in Aotearoa New Zealand. Professor Nelson-Becker is a recognised expert in social gerontology and a Hartford Faculty Scholar in Geriatric Social Work who has investigated the pathways to resilience and wellbeing in older adults. She has explored spirituality, end-of-life, and diverse cultural expressions related to social care. Her research areas focus on virtues, ageing, spiritual and religious coping in older adults, and inter-professional practice in palliative care.

Join us for a day of shared insights into Hauora/Wellbeing, Wairua/Spirituality and End of Life Preparation. Particularly in how our experiences connect with the rest of the world.

Forum Agenda - Wellbeing and Spirituality at End of Life

9.10am Journey, experience and development of guidelines for ageing and spirituality Prof Nelson-Becker
10.30am Morning tea  
10.45am Spirituality in New Zealand Rev Caroline Leys
11.30am The medical profession and the place of Spirituality in Health services Dr Richard Egan
12.15pm Lunch  
12.45pm Maori perspective Dr Tess Moeke-Maxwell
1.30pm Measuring aspects of wellbeing Dr Rosemary Frey
2.30pm Mix and mingle with tea and coffee  

To register visit: selwynfoundation.org.nz/learning or contact Amanda Harkness on 815 4025 or Amanda.harkness@selwynfoundation.org.nz

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