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
27
Mon
Dementia-friendly event – Connections @ Headingley Enterprise & Arts Centre
Feb 27 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

An event for any organisation in Leeds to learn more about dementia and become more dementia friendly.

Anyone who is keen to make Leeds a dementia friendly city, and/or progress their own dementia friendly work, is very welcome to attend.

Event will consist of:

  • Guest Speaker – Kathryn Lord (Dementia Research Fellow, Bradford University)
  • Inspirational talks from local Leeds organisations
  • Mentors available for advice and support
  • Active workshops on growing dementia friendly Leeds
  • Networking and partnership opportunities