(RNS) — What happens when an accident, old age or illness robs loved ones of their memory, and we forget that they are a child of God?
(RNS) — Here are some basic do’s and don’ts from experts on how congregations and individuals can help and not hurt people with dementia and their caregivers.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (RNS) — When they shared how they can be angry or wonder why God gave them this situation, a facilitator reminded the group: 'Job also questioned God.'
RICHLANDTOWN, Pa. (RNS) — 'Spirit Alive,' a multisensory worship service for people with mid- to late-stage dementia, features a chaplain leading songs, holding up colorful pictures and passing out soft toys.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (RNS) — It’s a query that reflects the struggles of people facing diseases like Alzheimer’s and gives Louisville geropsychologist Benjamin Mast a chance to explain how workings of the brain can relate to functions of faith.