Jesus loves me is part of the Faith for life collection (Discovery series) and presents the love of Jesus simply and clearly for older people, especially those who find their memory is not as good as it once was.
Whether one on one, individually or in a group, Jesus loves me can be used for:
- Reading and enjoying.
- Engaging with the love of Jesus.
- Accepting the love of Jesus.
- Prompting reminiscence.
Why Faith for life?
Faith endures through every season of life, including for people living with dementia. Faith for life acknowledges the profound dignity of the person with dementia, their desire to express and explore faith while also recognising changing needs. Using simple, uncluttered design and familiar and much-loved references, the Faith for life suite of resources enables engagement with the Bible and Christian practice, supporting ongoing spiritual growth.
About the authors
Ben Boland is an aged care chaplain who passionately promotes and resources the gospel for older people. He regularly writes and speaks about aged care ministry, including contributing to aged care spirituality publications. He is currently writing an MA project at Moore College about developing a theology of older people with specific reference to sexuality.
After earning undergraduate degrees in nursing and religion/ethics, Dana Gruben began her working life in neurosurgical nursing. Coming to Australia, she pursued further work and qualifications in neuro nursing, followed by additional studies in health administration, theology, ageing and pastoral care. Dana has worked in aged care chaplaincy, where she partnered with Ben Boland in developing a Christian Spiritual Reminiscence Program, and is currently involved in medical practice management.
28 full-colour A5 pages