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I will praise the Lord all my life; I will sing 
praise to my God as long as I live. - Psalm 146:2 (NIV)

“Betty, you are my favorite patient!” the young doctor greeted my 90-year-old mother when my sister and I accompanied her to a regular checkup. Mom has been dealing with dementia for many years. The doctor asked Mom detailed questions to gauge her mental capacity. She had difficulty answering trivial questions,...

Today's Prayer
Dear Jesus, thank you for your faithfulness, and thank you for being a friend to us. Amen.

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Psalm 146:1-10

Thought for the Day

Jesus is my savior and my friend.

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Those living with dementia

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