Offer dementia-friendly services during Advent with these ready-to-use worship agendas and sing-along Christmas songs.
Learn why some people with Alzheimer's and other dementias get stuck in anger and aggression--and what you can do.
The Christmas Hymns--sing-along songs specifically arranged for elders with dementia--are ready for free download!
Read my opinion about why elders in assisted-living settings typically don't get the care they need.
Your loved one with dementia is still here. Learn why and how to relate in their new reality.
Permit me to gush a bit about the piano. More specifically: Permit me to gush about Richard Capp, the piano accompanist for almost all of the Hymns for Alzheimer’s recordings. In February 2018, I launched this project to create professionally recorded sing-along versions of classic hymns specifically arranged for people with Alzheimer’s and dementia—slower, shorter, … Continue reading The piano story: my encounter with a generous spirit
Hi again friends! I've just reopened my GoFundMe page. Why, you ask? Because: 1. My original #HymnsforAlzheimers fundraising effort didn't quite cover the costs for recording and producing the 20 Christmas hymns (which, believe me, ALL elders love to sing). 2. I've had several people tell me that they wanted to donate but didn't get … Continue reading Still want to donate? Now’s your chance
At last: I've just uploaded the final 13 tracks for the Hymns for Alzheimer's collection. I am delighted to now have 89 classic hymns, gospel songs, and spirituals, arranged specifically as sing-alongs for elders with dementia, available for anyone to download and use for free. Yes, I'm psyched 🙂 Today's new uploads include: All Creatures … Continue reading Hymns for Alzheimer’s: The final batch!
I'm honored to be included in this morning's podcast of The World and Everything In It, a production of World magazine and website, based in North Carolina. Here's the audio file of today's podcast: How it happened: A few weeks back, World writer Jenny Rough came out to Colorado to visit one of my church … Continue reading My first podcast interview!
Find out tangible reasons why memory-care communities should prioritize spiritual care.