At a time when 75% of people in America know someone with dementia, few people know how to connect with people in this condition in emotionally meaningful ways, including their friends and loved ones.
Love Is Listening: Dementia Without Loneliness brings globally recognized authorities in the arts, science, and spiritual traditions together to reveal how we can move from fear to being with people with dementia–indeed, with anyone who disturbs us. This documentary marks a new day in our understanding of what it means to truly listen.
Inspiring! Love Is Listening: Dementia Without Loneliness shows us that listening is not so much an activity as a quality of presence. This film is an urgent reminder of what makes life noble, precious and worthwhile.
This beautifully made film reveals how real connections with those with dementia occur. For those who want to change the world for people at risk of being forgotten, it is a must see!
Love Is Listening powerfully explores the essence of human connection. Viewers see the potential for transformation and healing that can occur when we are truly seen and held in loving, compassionate presence. Deeply inspiring!
Love is Listening: Dementia Without Loneliness is the perfect film at the perfect moment. My young sons and I watched it twice. Beautiful. Wise. Genuinely listening feels like a lost art. This documentary has found it.
This film is a gift to humanity! The message—this loving, necessary, and crucial message—is so clearly communicated and exquisitely beautiful.
By connecting with people who are isolated by dementia, we gain much more than we might think. Evelyn Glennie, among others, shows this in Love is Listening. This film deserves real attention.
To listen to the voices of others – whether friends, family or strangers – is to be touched and awakened. Love Is Listening promises to be fascinating, compelling and important.