Dementia-friendly church service: Advent 2, Love (2021)

For the second week of Advent, the nondenominational worship service is on love. (Some traditions flip the second week of love and the fourth week of peace.) The service is designed for older adults with Alzheimer's and other dementias -- but really, don't we all need love lessons on a regular basis? Watch the 47-minute … Continue reading Dementia-friendly church service: Advent 2, Love (2021)

My gift to you: dementia-friendly Advent devotions and activities

I'm excited to post this gift for you: a brand-new Advent Devotions and Activities booklet. The weekly devotions and corresponding activities are short and sweet, and are especially designed to meet the spiritual needs of older adults with dementia. The goal is to help elders in your care to engage with the Advent season – … Continue reading My gift to you: dementia-friendly Advent devotions and activities

Dementia-friendly church service: Advent 1, Hope (2021)

This week's nondenominational worship service celebrates the first week of Advent and hope. As always, this video church service is suitable for elders with Alzheimer's and other dementias. After a tough year (can I get an amen?), I'm more glad than ever to focus on Advent: a time of waiting in expectation, looking back to … Continue reading Dementia-friendly church service: Advent 1, Hope (2021)

New dementia-friendly church service: Thanksgiving (Gratitude)

In the United States, we'll soon be celebrating Thanksgiving, so I've created a new worship service video on gratitude. (I also include mention of other countries that celebrate their own Thanksgiving, including Canada in October, China, Japan, South Korea, Liberia, Ghana, and more.) As always, this service is designed for older adults with Alzheimer's and … Continue reading New dementia-friendly church service: Thanksgiving (Gratitude)