Dear Dementia, This family home is slipping through my fingers. The 25 years of shelter and warmth. As I shovel snow, I wonder, “Is this the home that will be the home you call me to visit?”I walk through the rooms and smile as I see memories of the life that we lived. Is thisContinue reading “Will This Be The Home You Call Me Back To Visit?”
What does home look like when the world is in chaos? When the world is at peace?
Our job is to become relational with these individuals, understanding what brings them joy, what memories they long for, and the type of people they want to surround themselves with, the faith community they want to be apart of, and the type of items of meaning they want in their space.
“The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place we can go as we are and not be questioned.” -Maya Angelou Home has a fluid definition with a different answer given each time the word is brought up. Home is the topic of movies, TV shows, plays, songs. It is a placeContinue reading “A Home to Shelter and Give Life”