Grounded Podcast

Dealing with Dementia, with Holly Elliff

If you have dementia or you’re a caregiver for someone with this disease, you know the challenges it brings. When facing what feels like a hopeless situation, how can we honor Christ in the midst? Holly Elliff understands the complexities, having cared for two parents with dementia. She offers hope-filled encouragement and shares how the Lord used that experience to grow her faith. Robyn McKelvy joins this episode with insight from her own family’s story and practical ways to serve your loved ones suffering with dementia.

Episode Notes:

“When a Parent Needs Your Care” episode with Holly Elliff

Finding Grace in the Face of Dementia by Dr. John Dunlop

“Aging with Grace” Grounded episode

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About the Hosts

Erin Davis

Erin Davis

Erin Davis is married to her high school sweetheart, Jason, and together they parent four energetic boys on their small farm in the midwest. She is the author of more than a dozen books and Bible studies, the content manager … read more …

Portia Collins

Portia Collins

Portia Collins is a Christian Bible teacher and writer/blogger who enjoys studying and teaching Scripture. Portia is a cohost of Grounded, an ROH videocast offering a weekly infusion of hope and perpective. She is also the founder of "She Shall … read more …

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh is the co-host of Revive Our Hearts podcast and the founder of True Girl, a ministry dedicated to providing tools to help moms and grandmas disciple their 7–12-year-old girls. She has authored over twenty-eight books, including a Bible … read more …

About the Guests

Holly Elliff

Holly Elliff

Holly has been married to her high school sweetheart, Bill, for nearly fifty years. She has been a pastor's wife since she was twenty and has eight married children and twenty-five grandkids. Her life experiences have enabled her to share … read more …

Robyn McKelvy

Robyn McKelvy

Robyn McKelvy has devoted her life to the care and building up of others—in her home, in the church her husband pastors, and through years of speaking for FamilyLife and at countless women’s events. Robyn has written SOS: Sick of … read more …