Celebration of Life: a dementia-friendly Memorial Service script and video

I've had several readers ask me about a Memorial Service script to use in an eldercare setting. For example, I know that many residences provide a once-a-month celebration of life for residents who have passed away. I've finally finished it! Here is a Celebration of Life / Memorial Service script for you to provide a … Continue reading Celebration of Life: a dementia-friendly Memorial Service script and video

How hymns and spiritual music help people with dementia and caregivers: Rodger That podcast

A second podcast interview featuring Spiritual Eldercare came out last week!* This one is on Rodger That, a weekly podcast "dedicated to guiding [caregivers] through the heavy haze of dementia." Listen to my 33-minute Rodger That interview here. Rodger That is hosted by Bobbi Carducci, a certified caregiving consultant and speaker on caregiving issues, and … Continue reading How hymns and spiritual music help people with dementia and caregivers: Rodger That podcast

Why spirituality matters in long-term dementia care: Listen to the podcast

I’m delighted and honored to be a featured guest on the latest episode of Dementia Dialogue, a podcast that seeks to inspire and equip listeners engaged in the dementia journey. In this podcast, I join Christine Thelker, author of For This I Am Grateful, who herself lives with vascular dementia and cerebrovascular disease, along with … Continue reading Why spirituality matters in long-term dementia care: Listen to the podcast