Dementia-friendly church service: Suffering (2021)

This week's nondenominational worship service (updated for 2021) focuses on a universal reality: suffering. As usual, this church service is suitable for older adults with Alzheimer's and other dementias. I guarantee, every elder you know has a solid sense that hardship is real and unavoidable. How does our faith in God help us endure it? … Continue reading Dementia-friendly church service: Suffering (2021)

Dementia-friendly church service: Work (U.S. Labor Day), 2021

This week's nondenominational worship service video celebrates the blessing of work, as a nod to U.S. Labor Day, celebrated the first Monday in September. I love talking with elders about the work they've done and continue to do. That includes those living with dementia, who love to contribute, work, and help ... and their work … Continue reading Dementia-friendly church service: Work (U.S. Labor Day), 2021

Dementia-friendly church service: Compassion

This week's nondenominational worship service for older adults with Alzheimer's and other dementias focuses on compassion: what it is and why it matters. Watch the 48-minute service on compassion here. The service also pays homage to the compassion exemplified by Mother Teresa (St. Teresa of Calcutta), whose birthday was August 26. Mother Teresa followed Jesus … Continue reading Dementia-friendly church service: Compassion