Blog Entries by Paul deMena

Paul deMena

Paul deMena, together with his wife and children, have lived in Wuhan since August, 2000.

He leads an international team working in the areas of international education, family medicine, and counseling. Paul studied chemical engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology and worked at Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Division before going to graduate school and moving to China.





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Peace on the Inside

We would never have asked to go through this period, and we are hoping we won’t have an encore performance with a second wave this winter, but we are thankful for God’s unwavering presence throughout this crazy year.

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Making It Safer for Seniors to Stay Active

Raising Up Trained Caregivers

I was riding on the subway in Wuhan one afternoon, standing in the middle of a very crowded car. A frail senior gentleman was sitting in a seat near me. When we came to the next stop, a senior woman, who was standing by the door, started shouting at him to hurry and get off the train. He stood up and those of us around him helped him get to the doorway as quickly as possible, but by the time he got there, the door started to close. The woman was already on the platform, but he was still standing in the car. When the doors closed, the glass platform door closed on his arm, and the car door closed on his head. 

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Senior Care in China

Will the Church Step Up?

Looking at the challenges of the growing population of the elderly in China and the opportunities for churches to meet the needs.