is an ancient model of emotional and spiritual support that can be found in all cultures and traditions. It has been described in our modern context as individual patience in which pastoral carers support people in their pain, loss and anxiety, and their triumphs, joys and victories.
As he chronicles his own mother's degenerative condition, New York Times best-selling writer Ken Abraham educates while offering inspiration to help readers cope with and manage their family circumstances. With humor and spiritual reminders of God's command to honor our parents, Abraham encourages readers through often-difficult responsibilities. And though in most cases patients will not recover this side of heaven, he suggests many practical things that families can do to make the experience safer, kinder, and more endurable for everyone involved.
- Have you struggled to meet the spiritual needs of a family member living with dementia?
- Do you run a faith-based organization and would like to know how to best help a person living with dementia and their families stay connected to their community of faith?
- Learn with dementia expert Teepa Snow and Reverend Linn Possell about basic spiritual needs throughout life, what may or may not change when someone is living with dementia and how to best meet those needs.