At least 5 million Americans have Dementia, and about 50% of our fathers and mothers will have the disease by the time they reach 90 years of age. As Christians, we can rest assured that God has a reason for this disease as it afflicts our loved ones. What is it like to experience Dementia? Do personalities change? Are there certain things that cause dementia. . . or hasten the onset of it? Here is a Christian view of a common affliction, as provided by Dr. John Dunlop, author of the book, Finding Grace in the Face of Dementia.
Homeschooled himself in the 1960's and 70's, Kevin Swanson and his wife, Brenda, are now homeschooling their five children. Since graduating from his homeschool and then serving as student body president of a large west coast university, he has gone on to other leadership positions in corporate management, church, and other non-profits.