Biblical Perspectives on Aging Podcast2021-03-08T10:00:08-06:00
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Welcome to Biblical Perspectives on Aging podcast! Based on Psalm 71, this podcast is a weekly series of one-on-one conversations with Christian aging experts from the Baptist Homes and other industry leaders who fearlessly apply biblical truths related to providing soul care to and advocating for the aging. Listen as host Dr. Andy Braams invites guests to share time earned insights on how to approach difficult aging topics related to sanctity of life, First Amendment rights, dementia care, Alzheimer’s, long-term care, memory care, Validation Therapy, aging ethics, and end of life issues in a Christlike manner for the Glory of God. One Vision. One Mission. One Voice for the Aging.

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“There is so much information out there on aging that doesn’t have its genesis in God’s Word. Now more than ever, we need strong biblical principles in our aging ministries so they will not be shaken during a pandemic.”

Ep 12.03 Rev. Steve Moseley: Full Interview with Transcript

man with dark suit and yellow tieListen to the full interview with Baptist Home-Chillicothe Campus Pastor Steve Moseley has he and host Dr. Andy Braams have a heartfelt discussion on the impact of Covid-19 on residents, staff, and their families. In addition, Pastor Steve offers wise council to children seeking care for their aging parents. “Make a decision before a decision makes you.”

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Ep 12.02 Rev. Steve Moseley: Making Plans for Caring for Aging Parents

man with dark suit and yellow tieIn part two of our interview with Baptist Home-Chillicothe Campus Pastor Steve Moseley, listen as he continues the discussion on the impact Covid-19 has had on the dynamics between himself and resident families. Pastor Steve defines the change in roles as children and their parents age and also provides wise counsel to those who are seeking care for their aging parents.

Ep 12.01 Rev. Steve Moseley: The Impact of Covid

man with dark suit and yellow tieIn this interview, Rev. Steve Moseley, campus pastor at the Baptist Home-Chillicothe, describes how facing Covid-19 on campus was probably the most challenging single event in his lifetime and in most people’s careers in the long-term care industry. Listen as Rev. Moseley shares how Covid impacted the way he communicated with residents and their families during a period of crisis, and how feelings of helplessness gave way to hope.

Ep 11.03 Derek Tamm: Full Interview with Transcript

Young man wearing suit and tieListen to the full interview with Baptist Home-Ashland Administrator Derek Tamm as he talks about his journey to becoming the administrator at Ashland and the process of overcoming the various challenges during the construction of Phase 1 and the beginning of  Phase 2 of the new Ashland campus. Tamm also shares “What Comes Next?” in Phase 2 and offers sage advice about the importance of planning for our future aging needs before a crisis occurs.

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Ep 11.02 Derek Tamm: Celebrating the Past and Preparing for the Future at the Ashland Campus (2)

Young man wearing suit and tieListen to part 2 of our interview with Ashland Campus Administrator Derek Tamm as discusses the impact COVID-19 has had on residents and the construction progress at our Ashland campus. Tamm shared how important it is to address aging issues early on by making sure important legal documents are in place. Don’t wait for a crisis to occur before having discussions with your family about long-term care and healthcare needs. Tamm said, “Waiting until a crisis occurs to have these discussions only adds another level of anxiety to an already difficult process.”

Ep 11.01 Derek Tamm: Celebrating the Past and Preparing for the Future at the Ashland Campus

Young man wearing suit and tieIn this episode, we interview Derek Tamm, administrator at our newest campus in Ashland, Missouri. Derek shares how he was called to serve the aging, and what led him to accept a position with the Baptist Homes. He also answers questions about the uniqueness of the Ashland campus, and describes how it is the best combination of 100 plus years of experience and innovation.

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