Christian responses to 21st Century demographics

CHRISTIAN RESPONSES TO 21st CENTURY DEMOGRAPHICS

As life expectancy increases, there are new challenges for us as Christians. Growing Old Grace-fully seeks to provide opportunities to explore these in a safe and supportive environment

BEING A DEMENTIA-FRIENDLY CHURCH

How should we behave towards people with dementia when they come to join in church services? This is a difficult area for many people and needs sensitive treatment.

FACING THE LOSSES OF LATER LIFE

As we live longer and grow older we can find that our life is constricted in various ways. How do we approach this positively? How do we prepare to face our own death?

Across the Diocese of Leeds

How shall we sing the Lord's song in the strange land of dementia?

How shall we sing the Lord's song in the strange land of dementia?

As part of our aim to help parishes be more 'Later Life-Friendly', we are offering a number of short sessions on Becoming a Dementia-Friendly Parish. To understand how your parish can work towards becoming dementia-friendly, or to discuss other ways of valuing and supporting people in later life, please get in touch.
Are you part of a Dementia-friendly Parish?

Are you part of a Dementia-friendly Parish?

Find out more about how your Parish can respond sensitively to people with dementia.
Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Feb
17
Fri
How can we make transport dementia-friendly? @ St George’s Centre
Feb 17 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Yorkshire & Humber Dementia Action Alliance

Steve Poole, Chair of the Y&H DAA invites you to our Regional Quarterly Meeting:

 How Can We Make Transport Dementia Friendly?

Organized in partnership with West Yorkshire Combined Authority/Metro

 

Friday 17th February from 9.30am to 13.00pm.

at St George’s Centre, Great George Street Leeds, LS1 3BR

http://www.stgeorgescentreleeds.org.uk/find-us/

 

To book places email Emma Taylor on emma.taylor@alzheimers.org.uk

All members and supporters of the 24 Local Dementia Action Alliances throughout Yorkshire & Humber are welcome – but places are limited!

 

COME AND HEAR SOME INSPIRING STORIES including:

  • How York has made train travel more dementia friendly
  • Why transport is essential to people living with dementia and their families
  •  Fruitful partnerships between DAAs and local bus providers
  • Wakefield DAA involved in consultation with Virgin East Coast mainline
  • How bus stations are being used as part of Safe Places schemes

  

If you feel you have an example of good practice to share from your own area please email or phone Louise Swingler, the Project Manager for Y&H DAA: louise.swingler@alzheimers.org.uk        07877 366187

 

To book places email Emma Taylor on emma.taylor@alzheimers.org.uk