Remember This!Thoughts, Inspirations, and Life Lessons
If you walk past a Hanukah menorah set in the window of a magnificent house, it burns no brighter than that in a ramshackle one.
What we are accustomed to thinking of as mere palliative care for the patient can open up into the endeavor to find meaning and comfort. For us. Here. Now.
A grandmother’s dementia prevents her from traveling to her granddaughter’s wedding… So, why not bring the wedding to her?
SEIVAH: Jewish Life Beyond Memory has been named one of four recipients of a 2016 Seeds of Innovation Project grant from Jewish Theological Seminary. Grant recipients “cultivate Jewish engagement through the principles and ideals of Conservative Judaism.” They may be synagogue-based, organization-based, or independent; . . . have clear-cut leadership goals; and be intended to have an impact on the Jewish community.”
Even though he’s no longer able to speak, Sam is able to experience time’s fullness with cake and a song. Again and again.
Using the art of improv to step into the world of people with dementia