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.


simple facility adjustments, recommended newsletter

Best For

clergy and lay leaders



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

Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming was 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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