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

TBH Response to Influenza and the Coronavirus

The health and safety of our residents and staff is our top priority. In light of the increasing concern over the transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Influenza viruses, we have taken every precaution to prevent the spread of these illnesses as recommended by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). We have infection control policies

Honoring Wisdom by Dr. Rodney Harrison, President

Dr. Rodney Harrison, Transitional President Since moving to Missouri in 2003, I have enjoyed the privilege of visiting over dozens of new churches. A surprising—and encouraging—observation has been the number of senior adults attending these church plants. I believe God is calling many believers 62 and over to be actively involved in church

Respecting Presence

Naomi Feil developed effective methods for communicating with people who have “Alzheimer’s-Type Dementia.” She identified four stages. The third and fourth stages require certain approaches which can create meaningful interactions with confused persons.   Persons in the third stage engage in repetitive motion. They may pace or wander

Q&A: IRAs and Taxes

IRAs, 401(k)s, and 403(b)s are all excellent tools for preparing for or enjoying a financially worry-free retirement.  However, there are some income tax issues with these arrangements that may affect you or your family in the future.  If you want to make the most of your retirement savings, The Baptist Home Planned Giving program can

Communication with the Confused

Alzheimer’s disease is a catch all term today much like the older term “dementia.”  Some prefer to call it the “old-timer’s disease.” However, Alzheimer’s is a very specific disorder that cannot be accurately diagnosed until an autopsy is performed.  It is characterized by the presence of excessive neuritic plaques and neurofibrillary tangles in brain tissue. 

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