"It's really common for older people to experience depression," Louise notes.
"They are often sidelined by the Church, and lose their sense of identity and value. On top of that, with so many of them living alone, there's an issue of loneliness.
"We've found overwhelmingly that people want to know how to better care for the elderly in their communities. We have pastors coming up to us, saying that they just aren't trained to care for older people, and so we're doing our best to educate churches to do just that."
Louise also maintains that elderly people have a key role to play in evangelising, particularly to other older members of the community. ...