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Caregiver Training Videos

Visiting Your Parishioner with Dementia: Tips for Clergy Serving Seniors (Subtitles in Spanish)*

This energetic, enlightening video provides specific details and role-playing scenarios for pastors and clergy on how to visit and genuinely connect with a person who has dementia. While the focus may be aimed at pastors, the video provides a prayer for...

The Relationship of Spirituality and Dementia

In this video on spirituality and dementia, Jan McCann, RN, MHSP, of the Long Term Care Institute at Texas State University, addresses some of the spiritual and emotional challenges faced by residents in long-term care. She explains how caregivers can...

The Nature of Coping - Part 1: An Overview

This video provides a series of answers to questions that develop as people care for others at home or in a health care facility. Serving as a prayer for caregivers, this video explores areas such as what advice can one give to support families who are...

Spirituality and Aging

Presenter: Nancy Schweers

My Spiritual Journey: Part 2

In Part 2 of this refection on spirituality and aging, Chaplain Marta Peña discusses the many types of losses we may experience throughout our lives, including material loss, relationship loss, functional loss, intra-psychic loss, roll loss, systemic...

My Spiritual Journey: Part 1

In Part 1 of this reflection on spirituality and aging, Chaplain Marta Peña explores the spiritual journey that begins at birth and continues throughout our lifetime. Chaplain Peña shares perspectives of attachments and separations and how these...

My Spirit Hears You

How do you communicate and minister to those with dementia or those who cannot verbally communicate? This video teaches caregivers how to touch the spirit of someone with dementia and learn about their own spirituality in the process. This training...

Meditation: Using Guided Imagery, Segment 6

In this segment, viewers learn how to meditate by “seeing” themselves in the scriptures. They read passages, and then are challenged to reconstruct scenes and take the time to imagine the dialogues and possible feelings. Called guided imagery, this form...

Meditation: Lectio Divina in a Group, Segment 5

In this segment of our series on meditation and the elderly, viewers learn the benefits of coming together to study and meditate on the words and phrases of scripture. The presenter explains how doing this in a group can help achieve greater awareness of...

Meditation: Lectio Divina in Solitude, Segment 4

In segment 4 of our 6-segment series on meditation and the elderly, viewers learn how to study and meditate on the words and phrases of scripture. The presenter explains how doing this in solitude can help achieve greater awareness of God’s love and...

Meditation: Coming to Awareness, Segment 3

In this segment viewers learn how to engage in meditation to increase their awareness for God, nature, and themselves. This video shows viewers how God draws us deeper into Him through awareness of our bodies and relationships and how to find God in all...

Meditation: Helping Yourself to Meditate, Segment 2

In segment 2 of our 6-segment series on meditation and the elderly, viewers learn how to engage in meditation and become present and attentive to focus on God’s love. Meditation is an expression of the whole person, so this video tells how to set aside...

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