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All articles & reviews tagged with elderly-care

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December 2017
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Society – Faith in Later Life

A new initiative was launched by five leading Christian charities — Pilgrims’ Friend Society, the Salvation Army, London City Mission, Mission Care and Keychange — on 10 October 2017, in the House of Lords. Focusing on the profound societal consequences of an ageing UK population, Faith in Later Life (FiLL) draws attention to wide-ranging…

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A Time to Care: Loving Your Elderly Parents

The changing relationship between adult children and ageing parents is challenging for all concerned. When we were young, our parents did everything for us. Even in our early adult years, newly-retired parents with time on their hands may continue to do a lot for us. The shadows of serious illness, failing faculties and bereavement…

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Worshipping with Dementia: Meditations, Scriptures and Prayers for Sufferers and Carers

Reviewed alongside Dementia: Frank and Linda’s story — new understanding, new approaches, new hope by the same author. Judging by what patients tell me, the possibility of having dementia frightens them more than having cancer or a stroke. It is also a fearful prospect for Christians. A failing memory raises numerous challenges for participating in…

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Dementia: Frank and Linda’s Story — New Understanding, New Approaches, New Hope

Reviewed alongside Worshipping with dementia: meditations, scriptures and prayers for sufferers and carers by the same author. Judging by what patients tell me, the possibility of having dementia frightens them more than having cancer or a stroke. It is also a fearful prospect for Christians. A failing memory raises numerous challenges for participating in church life…

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If It’s Not Too Much Trouble? The Challenge of the Aged Parent

Ann Benton’s book draws from her experiences while caring for her father-in-law for 15 months prior to his death. It brings out the need for Christians to take on board the aging society in our homes and churches. ‘The bulging post war baby boom generation is about to hit retirement … and many of…

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