He Matches Our Pace

The funny thing about walking is that we never know what a gift it is until we can’t do it. For the last two days it became too painful for me to walk or even sit for long. I am so thankful to God that my hip decided to quiet down last night. Today as…

Free Nursing Home Training Book

The greatest need in nursing home ministry is for more people on the team. This book contains seven tried and true training sessions for field workers young and old. This will be available for free download Wednesday-Friday July 10-12 For free Training Manual click here

New Ideas in Memory Care

  In that I have served as a volunteer chaplain in long term care for many years I read with interest anything new that may be a help to the residents. I had read about this concept initially labeled as an Alzheimer’s village in Holland a couple of years ago. This facility in the UK…

Are Nursing Homes in the Bible?

When Jesus walked the earth there were no nursing homes, but in His day, the pool of Bethesda was similar to a long term care facility in some ways. Let’s just peek in to a scene from His visit there. One man was there who had been an invalid for thirty-eight years. When Jesus saw him…

The Price of the Gospel

I am thankful that God has opened a new door this week in a memory care wing of a faculty we have been visiting for a while. For those of you who think this is a pointless exercise I would like to encourage you to get involved if you can. Alzheimer’s and dementia effect a…