Common prayers, Bible verses, and Communion for elders with dementia

Thanks to suggestions from my readers, I've just posted a few new tools on my Resources page: Prayers, both well-established prayers and in-the-moment scripts, to help you pray with and for an elder with dementia.Favorite scriptures you can read to elders with dementia to offer hope and comfort.A how-to guide for offering the sacrament of … Continue reading Common prayers, Bible verses, and Communion for elders with dementia

Dementia-friendly worship service: gratitude

As we approach Thanksgiving, it seemed appropriate to focus this week's nondenominational worship service on gratitude. In my experience, elders enjoy thinking about the things they're grateful for, so I hope this service gives you a context to count blessings. Watch the 48-minute video church service on gratitude here. I'm grateful for you and your … Continue reading Dementia-friendly worship service: gratitude

Dementia-friendly worship service: Christ the King

I'm a week ahead of the game with this Christ the King Sunday video church service. This liturgical observance is typically celebrated on the Sunday after Thanksgiving, but I decided to put it out early because I'm squeezing in a Thanksgiving service (Nov. 22) before the first Sunday of Advent (Nov. 29). Watch the 48-minute … Continue reading Dementia-friendly worship service: Christ the King