Because of shrinking healthcare resources, both human and monetary, parish nurses in the future will be called upon to deal with rising numbers of elderly and the end-of-life issues that accompany aging. Parish Nursing: A Handbook for the New Millennium is a guide to designing programs that can complement a parish's for senior adults, identifying strengths to reinforce and weaknesses to avoid. Parish Nursing: A Handbook for the New Millennium is a practical planning guide for program development in Health Care at a local level. The title presents multiple practice models, intervention strategies, and methods of program evaluation responsive to boundaries and traditions of various communities of faith. Parish Nursing: A Handbook for the New Millennium is an essential resource for nurses, pastors, and church leaders starting a parish nurse ministry to deal with the growing number of people (particularly elderly persons) who require health care which is more immediate & local to their environment.