By Lucy Lazarony
There has been an Alzheimer’s day center at the heart of the Advent Lutheran community for more than 25 years.
“They are part of our community, and we love having them here,” says Pastor Andy Hagen of Advent Lutheran Church in Boca Raton. “For us it goes back to our relationship, our faith through Jesus, which is to help those in any need.”
Mary Barnes, who now is executive director of Alzheimer’s Community Care, first requested use of Advent Lutheran’s Fellowship Hall for a day center for Alzheimer’s patients in 1987.
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