Who is a caregiver? Simple, a caregiver is a person who cares for someone else. As kids we cared our pets. As teenagers we cared for other people’s kids by babysitting. As adults we raised and cared for our families. Struggles, stress, frustrations, and worries were all a part of the caregiving. Special situations occurred […]
Happiness is vital to living a satisfying life. Sometimes circumstances, like physical or mental health conditions, broken relationships, or a loss of a loved one, can get in the way of taking actions that lead to happiness. Happiness is not what happens to us; happiness is who you are.
The Lutheran Family Service and Perry Lutheran Homes team, together with Ministry in Mission, were able to open and admit the first residents into the Jacmel Lutheran Home January 9 – 16. The eldercare home was designed to provide care for ten of Jacmel’s most vulnerable elders as well as foster connection with the 34 orphans living next door.
With over 117 years of experience caring for children and families, Lutheran Family Service was approached to help bring this intergenerational community of orphans and elders to life.
As long as God gives life, He gives life purpose. As long as God gives life, He is at work producing fruitful labor through that life. And death is not an acceptable solution to the problems of life.
The New Year is here! With it comes excitement and anticipation for what is to come. However, many feel overwhelmed and unable to handle what life throws at them. Do you have those feelings? If so, you’re not alone. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, millions of Americans are affected by mental health […]