(This month I wanted to share this great article written by Dr. Pat Otwell, used with permission).
Have you ever wanted to help a person who has Alzheimer’s disease but we aren’t sure what to do? Next time you are faced with this dilemma, let the following suggestions come to your rescue. Some of these acts can be performed by individuals, whereas other recommendations are appropriately undertaken as projects by Sunday School classes, youth groups, or mission organizations.
ADVOCATE by contacting local, state, and national lawmakers to request increased funding for Alzheimer’s research and to enact legislation that will improve quality of life.
BE a friend-no matter what.
CONTACT those affected by Alzheimer’s frequently to see if there are practical needs you can meet. Read the rest of this entry »