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Ep 3.03 Dr. Alan Branch: Full Interview with Transcript

Listen to the full interview with Dr. Alan Branch, ethicist and professor at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, as he discusses Euthanasia, Eugenics, and the concept of Developmental Personhood as it relates to aging and the way we, as Christians, should evaluate these difficult topics from a biblical perspective.   Full Transcript

Ep 3.02 Dr. Alan Branch: Evils of Eugenics & Developmental Personhood

We live in a culture addicted to beauty and increasingly desensitized to the value of human life. In part 2 of our interview, Dr. Alan Branch, ethicist and professor at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, explains the meaning of eugenics and developmental personhood while explaining the moral issues with both arguments that "making a person better

Ep 3.01 Dr. Alan Branch: Destructive Faces of Euthanasia

Is there such a thing as good death versus bad death? Listen as Dr. Alan Branch, ethicist and professor at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, explains what Euthanasia means, and how the impact of addressing aging issues with a biblical approach can significantly impact the effects of loneliness, depression, and chronic pain management which often leads

Ep 2.03 Sherri Snider, MSW: Full Interview with Transcript

Listen to the full interview with Sherri Snider, MSW, administrator at The Baptist Home-Arcadia Valley and Certified Validation Therapy Instructor, discuss the differences between Validation Therapy vs Reality Orientation in communicating with the aging and especially those suffering with dementia. Full Transcript

Ep 2.02 Sherri Snider, MSW: Unfinished Business

In part 2 of this series, Sherri Snider, MSW, administrator at The Baptist Home and Certified Validation Therapy Instructor, continues her discussion of the benefits of using Validation Therapy vs Reality Orientation. Drawing from her 37 years of experience in working with the aging in a long-term care setting, Sherri shares what she describes as

Ep 2.01 Sherri Snider, MSW: Coping with Loss

How we cope or don't cope with losses as we age, impacts our overall physical health. Listen as Sherri Snider, MSW, administrator at The Baptist Home-Arcadia Valley and Certified Validation Therapy Instructor, explain how focusing on the emotional and spiritual needs of the aging is of equal, if not greater importance, than meeting physical needs

Ep 1.03 Dr. Ben Mitchell: Full Interview with Transcript

Listen to the full interview of Dr. Ben Mitchell, author of Ethics and Moral Reasoning and retired Graves Professor of Moral Philosophy at Union University in Tennessee, discuss Moral Relativism's Impact on Ethics and Aging while answering the question, "How does an understanding of ethics challenge us to provide dignity to the aging?" Full Transcript

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