Alzheimer’s dementia


Deferring dementia 2

This and the previous entry propose the likelihood that most congregations offer their members—perhaps especially older members—benefits that might help deter or delay the effects of Alzheimer’s dementia. Today several other possible factors that may match your congregation’s capabilities. Socialization No older adult benefits from being unknown. Research across a variety of studies has found aMORE...

Sleep in our later years (Part 1)

The importance of adequate sleep has become a national mantra. Even though our personal practices about sleep may suggest otherwise, few of us would disagree with the basic presumptions. Recent research has focused on sleep in our later years. This and the following entry may help you assess your place in the sleep-spectrum—the amount and quality of your sleep patterns. First, some perhapsMORE...

Fearfully and wonderfully made 1.35

This blog is part of an ongoing series that answers this simple question: What might it mean for older adults to claim that they are still “fearfully and wonderfully made?” Today I want to invite you into a neurological universe called “neurogenesis,” which you will remember from Biology 101 in high school. (Actually, you WON’T remember this amazing capability of the [older] adult brain, becauseMORE...

Bob Sitze

BOB SITZE has filled the many years of his lifework in diverse settings around the United States. His calling has included careers as a teacher/principal, church musician, writer/author, denominational executive staff member and meat worker. Bob lives in Wheaton, IL.

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