Bringing the Bible to Alzheimer's patients
In a Schaumburg retirement community, a minister pioneers a new approach to telling stories from the Bible
By Sean D. Hamill, Special to the Chicago Tribune
July 16, 2004
Rev. Nancy Gordon knows some people may question the point of providing worship services for people afflicted with advanced Alzheimer's disease.
After all, the thinking goes, what can people who can't remember who they are gain from trying to learn about God from Scripture?