karenjf No tell again
geilfussb she came in and started ok but refused to talk or even eat after a few hours , family very concerned
mrmikeaa2 well I have to run to store before work, stay safe all and Happy 4th
geilfussb theresa that day had actually prayed for a new set of eyes
geilfussb cya mike you too
karenjf bye mike
geilfussb give me a new perception blah
geilfussb well she noticed the lady was following her with her eyes
karenjf oh wow
geilfussb it suddenly occured to her that she was wearing full face shield googles ect
geilfussb so she asked if she was afraid of her
geilfussb yes , theresa realized she was scared to death of alien nurses
geilfussb she had no clue why she was there or where
geilfussb so theresa held her hand and said look at my eyes
geilfussb eating ice cream in 15 min and the family thought it was a miracle
geilfussb simple perception
karenjf That is sad, but God bless Teresa
geilfussb said that because anyone with dementia patients should think of that
geilfussb never occured to any of them
karenjf I can tell you millions of instances like that
geilfussb and family members too
geilfussb she shared that in a meeting and I got chills , we have so many things around us that can change if we look for them
karenjf I worked for Bickford senior living. They have an assisted living and also a memory care unit. Tgg by ey have a very neat perspective and method of dealing with residents.
karenjf Much like what you just described about Teresa.
karenjf Tgg by ey = they. Lolo
geilfussb cool I had never thought of it
karenjf It’s hard to age.
geilfussb she gets so many dementia patients into the cardio floor
geilfussb nursing homes
karenjf Hard for them to dive up independence
karenjf i bet.
geilfussb I thought night shift would be easier but she says with sundowners its worse
geilfussb lol naked men walking around the floor
karenjf I bet it is! Never though about that aspect
geilfussb she had a lady yesterday , sitting sweetly naked on her bed waiting to leave
geilfussb where are you going? well im about to go home
geilfussb ic , would you like to put some clothes on first? oh, ok
karenjf a man at work always walked into the dining room naked
geilfussb theresa gives them little chores like folding towels to keep them busy
karenjf That’s sweet
geilfussb pre covid she would sit them by the nurses station folding towels
geilfussb little tasks they felt included
karenjf the hospital is lucky to have her
geilfussb lots of great nurses
karenjf and that’s so important
geilfussb shes good there, a combo of natural empathy and AA
karenjf that’s what they call meeting an unrecognized need
geilfussb shes a pita at home but shes great there lol
karenjf enriching happiness
geilfussb I like that term
karenjf it actually makes you feel good about doing for others
karenjf sound familiar? AA?
geilfussb I was thinking that for a topic meeting I am chairing
karenjf certain type of person
karenjf you should
geilfussb tired of gratitude, acceptance
karenjf that’s a very good quality to have
geilfussb as topics !
geilfussb perfect ty, I was thinking of one
geilfussb well I have a new hot water heater to try out since I skipped the shower yesterday
karenjf yes. It’s almost like they can’t think of a good one. So let’s do gratitude again
karenjf thought I smelled something
geilfussb I usually throw in some managing expectations or balance
karenjf good idea. Bet you are a good chair.
geilfussb 94 degrees playing golf and after 4 hrs installing the heater yeah
geilfussb I just speak about something I am going through
karenjf I need to shower and get ready for store.
geilfussb enjoy your day!
karenjf Thanks. You too!
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