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Welcoming the Elderly

David Middlebrook. Video. 5:10. Church Law Group, April 2014.

This 5 minute video lists facility improvements that can enhance an older person's experience of congregational life.

Offerings

simple facility adjustments, recommended newsletter

Best For

clergy and lay leaders

Cost

free

Suggested Uses

  • Use the video in small groups and with governing groups to prompt important actions for facility safety and accessibility.
  • Consider adding ramps, installing railings and chair lifts, and having a medic on hand during community events.

About the Contributor
Contributor
Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming is a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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