Serving Alzheimer’s Patients

Our goal is to love, serve, and give dignity to men and women with Alzheimer's.

Alzheimer’s is a growing epidemic in our country.  Its also a hidden epidemic, because the growing number of Alzheimer’s patients are being removed from our daily lives.  Many of them are locked up behind doors in the deep recesses of nursing homes and other health care facilities.  We believe that God is calling us to the marginalized members of our community – the forgotten and the lost – and to see them and honor them as the person God created them to be.

Feel free to watch the video on the right to learn more. We chose the video from 2012 because it highlights the problems of loneliness and isolation that affect people with Alzheimer's. That's what we would like to be a part of preventing.

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What happens on a visit?

We visit with Alzheimer’s patients once a month.  During the visit we read stories, look at picture books, and sing songs. There is visitation time on Sunday afternoons after our morning service that is open to all ages and is designed with families in mind. It is appropriate to bring your dog to visit too!  The point is to simple be with these patients, giving them dignity through the gift of our time and our presence.

 
Brookdale is a caring community offering Assisted Living, Alzheimer’s and Dementia care, and nursing and skilled rehabilitation care. It is a nondenominational and nonprofit facility.

 

If you'd like to learn more or get involved, click here to email Lynn.