PowerNight is Saturday, April 28th

We are deeply grateful to those of you who have embraced the word of God and carried it into your communities’ nursing homes. PowerNight is our annual volunteer appreciation banquet – our way of saying thank you! – to give you a night out for fun, fellowship, inspiration and encouragement.

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Why You are Needed in the Nursing Home – Families Need You

Families of Nursing Home Residents Need You Family members have often told us they were greatly comforted knowing that someone is spending time with their loved one. Sometimes a resident will share spiritual needs or questions with a trusted friend that they could not share with a family member. Our willingness to listen, pray and respectfully share can become the bridge to God’s intervention and peace. We have also given great comfort to family members by attending funerals, assuring them of their loved one’s personal and present relationship with Jesus. When my ...

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Why You are Needed in the Nursing Home – The Staff Needs You

The Nursing Home Staff Needs You An activity director of a nursing home wrote to us, “Thank you for another amazing day put on by you and all of your amazing volunteers! THANK YOU ALL, and thank you, God Cares Ministry, for all you do on a daily basis for our Elders!” Nursing home personnel are responsible for the well-being of the residents, including, but not limited to, providing a clean and safe home, nutritious meals, personal hygiene, and medical assistance, along with recreational, social, and spiritual activities. Nursing home staff are also required to ...

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Why You are Needed in the Nursing Home – Nursing Home Residents Need You

Residents will often experience a phase of culture shock upon entering a care center. They face the challenge of being a stranger in an extremely different environment than they are used to living in. They often struggle with the stereotype of “old folks in the nursing home.”

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Annual Resident Picnic

Oh, what a wonderful time of celebration we had at the annual resident picnic last Friday! From the moment the first van full of residents arrived and the lively music started, the love and joy of Jesus filled the room. 185 faces were wreathed in smiles as residents sang and swayed and waved flags along with the music. Volunteers grabbed wheelchair handles and danced with residents as they lined up in a long parade going under the limbo bar. For the grand finale, 1000 balloons dropped from the ceiling, to the delight of residents who laughed and clapped and played dozens ...

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Why You are Needed in the Nursing Home: The Lord Needs You

It is true that the Lord can do whatever He desires without us. However, His divine plan is to do much of His great work through His disciples. Every person who comes to Jesus, comes through the efforts of other Christians whom God uses directly or indirectly. Serving the King of kings is not only our responsibility, it is a great privilege. We are His hands and feet. The following testimony speaks of the great love and mercy of God that we share with residents.

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