This week's nondenominational worship service, suitable for elders with Alzheimer's and other dementias, takes on the topic of peace. What does the Bible tell us about how we can be at peace, both with ourselves and with each other? A timeless topic to be sure 😇 Watch the 47-minute worship service on peace here. Peace … Continue reading Dementia-friendly church service: Peace (2021)
A second podcast interview featuring Spiritual Eldercare came out last week!* This one is on Rodger That, a weekly podcast "dedicated to guiding [caregivers] through the heavy haze of dementia." Listen to my 33-minute Rodger That interview here. Rodger That is hosted by Bobbi Carducci, a certified caregiving consultant and speaker on caregiving issues, and … Continue reading How hymns and spiritual music help people with dementia and caregivers: Rodger That podcast
At long last, I'm delighted to put these gospel songs and spirituals into the world. Such joy! Thank you again to vocalists Cheryl Jackson and Curtis Reed, and pianist/vocalist extraordinaire Dr. Michael Williams, the fabulous musicians who lent their time, talent, and passion to making these sing-along songs a reality for elders with dementia and … Continue reading New free music downloads: Gospel songs and Spirituals!
The Lenten Season may be the most revered of all Christian seasons -- and it officially starts next week on Wednesday, March 6, Ash Wednesday. (What happened to February??) Good news for those of you leading worship services for elders in your care: I've just updated all of the Lent, Passion Week, and Easter materials … Continue reading Ash Wednesday, Lent, & Easter services–plus hymnals
A friend emailed me this week and said that she was having trouble downloading the free hymn files. "I tried to download just one song but when I click on it once it opens and plays," she wrote. "I don't see the 3 vertical dots to download it. I'm not super technical so maybe I'm … Continue reading Trouble downloading hymns?