Our Pastoral Care Team has tried to support several
members of our congregation moving to retirement communities that are
within reasonable proximity to our church. We have found that moving
out of the longtime family home can be very stressful for elderly
people, In the. view retirement community we try to introduce them to
other Unitarian Universalists, some from our own church community that
are already there. We try to provide transportation for them to attend
church regularly and to return for special church functions to stay in
touch with old friends.
Members of the Pastoral Care Team visit members of our
congregation in these retirement communities and /or nursing homes
about once every one-two months and telephone between visits. For one
member of our community who had a severely disabling stroke and is now
in a nursing home, we organized members of our congregation to visit on
a regularly scheduled basis so there would be ongoing visits from
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Last updated on Wednesday, May 4, 2011.
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