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
A new Bible study for elders with Alzheimer's and other dementias, with a focus on the National Day of Prayer (first Thursday in May).
Yesterday a reader asked if I had a dementia-friendly Bible study on the Lord's Prayer ("Our Father, who art in heaven..."). Surprisingly, I didn't! But I knew I had some notes on the subject from one of my Lenten worship services. So I took those notes and turned them into this Bible study on the … Continue reading New dementia-friendly Bible study: The Lord’s Prayer
It's been a while since I've posted new Bible studies because I've been so focused on getting the Hymns for Alzheimer's project done. I've been developing new Bible studies all along and finally carved out some time to post them this week. So here you go: a 10-week Bible discussion series on The Ten Commandments! … Continue reading New Bible studies: The 10 Commandments
If you spend any time around me, you know I love talking about the sing-along Hymns for Alzheimer's project. Here are the completed free downloads so far. (Exciting teaser: The gospels and spirituals set is DONE and will be uploaded to the site soon!) But you may be wondering: How did I choose which hymns … Continue reading How did I choose hymns for the Hymns for Alz project?