Will service to the elderly be a casualty of decreased religiosity?

I’ve been haunted by statistics I read recently in a Deseret News article about the growing number of Americans who say they are not affiliated with any faith.

My concerns are not that everyone should sit in a pew somewhere every Sabbath, or even that they read the Bible or Book of Mormon before bedtime.

I worry most that if people are not part of a church congregation, our elderly and homebound neighbors will be neglected.

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