Caring for the Caregiver Practical ways in which a congregation can minister to the emotional, physical and spiritual needs of the primary caregiver of a homebound person. Participants will gain insight into the world of volunteer caregivers and a vision of how the church can minister to this “often neglected” group of people.
Avoiding Fraud and Scams as We Age Older adults are the main targets of consumer fraud and scam artists in our country. Conference participants will learn the common types of fraud, steps to take to elude scams, who to contact it fraud is suspected and community resources working to prevent fraudulent business practices.
A Plan for This Life and Beyond “Everything is taken care of.” Whether you’re at work, on vacation, or in the middle of a busy time at home, that five-word sentence can be music to your ears. But when it comes to financial planning, can you ever be sure that everything is taken care of?
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
Q. Isn't estate planning only for the wealthy? A. Every adult should have an estate and financial plan -- whether the estate is large or small. An estate plan is not just for the wealthy, nor does estate planning only refer to what happens following your death. A sound estate and financial plan will help
Tips for Avoiding Mental Confusion as We Age This is a presentation of the facts about mental confusion and memory loss in older adulthood. Subjects covered include: the relationship between aging and mental functions, common causes of memory loss, tips to limit confusion and memory loss and the indicators of serious memory problems.
Move It or Lose It: Maintaining Physical Fitness as We Age This is a presentation of activities and exercises designed to help aging adults maintain and build physical endurance, flexibility, balance and strength. Participants will learn the benefits and importance of regular exercise and will get “to practice” some beneficial activities.
Laughing Your Way Through Life Researchers are finding there are many health benefits of laughter for aging adults. This program presents the emotional, mental, physical, and social benefits of laughter for adults age 55 – plus. Over half the program involves skits, jokes, and comedy so participants can enjoy the benefits of laughter.
Retirement - Life's Sabbath This Seminar examines the solid principles that can lead a person to experience a satisfying, fulfilling and meaningful retirement. Retirement is presented not as an end of a career, but as a beginning of a spiritual journey toward peace, purpose, happiness and satisfaction. Principles presented are applicable to both pre-retirees and
The Baptist Home An introduction to The Baptist Home ministry covering the history, mission, ministries, philosophy, policies and theology of this most unique older adult ministry. Also presents are practical ways individual and churches can be partners in this ministry.