Resources on Alzheimer’s/Dementia for Faith Communities

These resources help meet the spiritual needs of people with dementia, support family members and caregivers, and develop welcoming congregations.  Contact the RCC for more ways to support these vital ministries.

Web
Resources for Faith Communities from ACT on Alzheimer’s
The Dementia-Friendly Church, from UMC Discipleship Ministries

DVD Curriculum
Through the Wilderness: A Curriculum from Anne Simpson (Huff)
Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s: An Emotional Journey (Paraclete)

Video
The Best Alzheimer’s Videos from Healthline
Educational Videos from the Alzheimer’s Association

Books
Do This, Remembering Me:  The Spiritual Care of Those with Alzheimer’s and Dementia
No Act of Love is Ever Wasted:  The Spirituality of Caring for Persons with Dementia
Creating Moments of Joy for the Person with Alzheimer’s or Dementia         handouts
Healing Your Grieving Heart When Someone You Care About Has Alzheimer’s:  100 Practical Ideas for Families, Friends and Caregivers
Using Godly Play with Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients

Music & Memory resource guides

Books for Children
Why Did Grandma Put Her Underwear in the Refrigerator?
Still My Grandma