Topic: aging

A Different Kind of Time

Of the many things I learned from my Dad, one thing I never wished to know was what a parent’s dementia can teach. This sermon explores relationship and communication and change and loss in caring for someone you love when dementia – failure of the brain – is taking hold.

What We Don’t Dare Say About Aging

This sermon will be based on a year-long conversation with a friend who is 93. Our goal was to be totally honest about aging from our two perspectives age-wise. What are we avoiding in preparing ourselves to become elders, or in being companions to those who are?