This is one of my favorites 😁 ... a worship service on laughter! This week's nondenominational church service, suitable for older adults with Alzheimer's and other dementias (and updated for 2021), takes a look at laughter and how it affects our bodies and souls. I'm grateful that God and the scriptures teach us about holy … Continue reading Dementia-friendly church service: Laughter (2021)
Looking for some holy humor? View this nondenominational, video worship service on the biblical theme of laughter.
It bears repeating: People with dementia aren’t “done.” They have led productive, valuable lives, and often they still love to help in whatever way they can—it's part of the human desire to feel needed and useful. "Letting" them help isn't about busywork, and your elder's usefulness isn't a fiction; tasks actually do need to be done, and … Continue reading How to help a person with Alzheimer’s feel useful
You’ll notice that in many of the worship services offered on this site, I include some kind of humorous story or jokes. In addition, during bible studies I often stop and point out amusing notes that pertain to the passage, like the stinky smell of sheep (Luke 15) or the image of the persistent widow […]