by Rose Wake
Gloria is a very religious lady who derives much comfort when care partners stop to pray with her. They recite prayers loudly, mostly in the front lobby where she likes to sit beside the receptionist and look out the front door. This ritual has a beautiful energy and connection between the care partner and Gloria. Every person witnessing this transmission of love is transfixed on Gloria and her reverence. This ritual particularly assists Gloria when she is missing her sons. It does not matter what is happening all around, activities or meetings, everything stops for Gloria's prayers and that is true meaningful relational AgeSong care.