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Resources for Seniors

To Henry in Heaven: Reflections on the Loss of a Child
Brokering, Herbert (Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Fortress, 2005)
A collection of poems and spiritual dialogues between a grandfather and his stillborn grandchild. These dialogues demonstrate how family members can continue to talk intimately with a child who has died and be at peace with this new life they have together.
When Your Soul Aches: Hope and Help for Women Who Have Lost Their Husbands
Mowday Rabey, Lois (New York: WaterBrook Press, 2000)
An intimate collection of inspirations and insights from Rabey's life that encourages those who are grieving to be honest about their feelings. It also offers real hope that life, though forever changed, can be good once again.

Large Print Hymn Books

Here is a listing of large print hymn books used by the Organization of United Church Homes, seniors homes and apartments affiliated with The United Church of Canada.

Hymns We Love to Sing
Whitmore, Alan (ed.) (Inver Grove Heights, MN: Logos Productions, 2000)
A 6x9 large print, words only edition and 8.5x11 words and music edition is available.
Rock of Ages: A Worship and Songbook for Retirement Living
Smith, Debra D. et al. (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2002)
Sing Your Way Home
published by the Strathroy Seniors Hymnbook Committee
Contact Norman Calcutt at 519-245-0443 or the Rev. Anthonie Vanden Ende at 519-246-1705. Tapes and CDs available.
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