The following are resources from Parish Health Ministries:
Living in Truth MinistriesWalda Helvie, PHM Lead from Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, shared information about a new program she is involved in called Living in Truth Ministries Discipleship & Mentoring Program. They are looking for people interested in growing spiritually as a mentor or disciple. Please visit their website to learn more about the program:https://livingintruthministries.com/reaching-new-heights-mentoring-program/
Compassion in ActionNorah Bertschy, PHM Lead from Trinity Lutheran Church, shared the following mental health resource from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services called Compassion in Action: A Guide for Faith Communities Serving People Experiencing Mental Illness and Their Caregivers. Click here for a link to this guide.
Our Family Our Way – Caregiving research study seeks familiesDo you provide help to an older family member? Or are you an older adult who needs some help from family members? If so, you’re part of a caregiving family. Providing and accepting help can be tough in the best of times, but it’s even more challenging now. Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University is looking for caregiving families to help test an online communication and care coordination resource called Our Family Our Way (OFOW). It is designed to help families communicate better and more effectively make decisions about caregiving. Click here for more information.
FANThe Health Ministries Association (HMA) is promoting a new program called FAN (Faith, Activity and Nutrition) sponsored by the Prevention Research Center of Arnold School of Public Health. FAN is a FREE Christian-based program that works to create a healthy church environment. Visit the following link to learn more:http://prevention.sph.sc.edu/projects/fantraining.htm