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Music Therapy and Dementia

Research continues to show that music can play an important role in connecting with those suffering from dementia. The Baptist Home continues to use music as a form of therapy and connection with residents. To learn more check out the resources below: Music: Bridging the Memory Gap An article in The Baptist Home newsletter about […]

Expert Advice

Below is advice from Baptist Home residents and staff to potential residents on: “What to look for in a facility?” Staff: Observe the attitude of the staff and how they interact with residents and their families. This is especially noticeable during mealtimes. Look for a list of planned activities: Are there enough options? Are the […]

The Baptist Home – No Place Like It

Some have said The Baptist Home is the best kept secret in Missouri.  Although it is never our intention to hide this light under a bushel basket, I think the expression is just the way people convey their appreciation for this ministry.  It is a great ministry and God gets the credit for everything this […]

The Baptist Home and the Cooperative Program

Over the last several months, several people are asking me if The Baptist Home receives Cooperative Program funds.  The look on their faces is one of surprise when I answer them with a ‘No’.  We have not received Cooperative Program funds since the fall of 2001. The Cooperative Program began in 1925 to support missions […]

The Why of The Baptist Home

Many people understand ‘what’ we do; some may understand ‘how’ we do it. However, the ‘why’ makes all the difference. Today, many companies focus on the bottom line of making money. For The Baptist Home, money should not be an end to itself. On the other hand, money is a tool to help us accomplish […]

The Beginning

IN THE BEGINNING: The Baptist Home Grew from One Couple’s Heart In the year of our Lord, 2012, and the ninety-ninth year of The Baptist Home, we look ahead by looking back. When The Baptist Home opened its doors to its first “inmates” (as all residents of institutions were called at the time) in May […]