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I Love Working With the Elderly

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 56 People

    They Are All So Special - Every Songle One

    I have only recently started training in a rest home.  The challenges faced by the elderly on a daily basis are very real.  Since some of their abilities have diminished, and in the process the mind slows down a bit for some.  Learning to slow down and talk at...
    Naveah Naveah 41-45, F 1 Response May 16, 2009

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    A Wonderful Experance

    I work for a company that provides companionship for the elderly. We also provide transportation and help cleaning around the house. I have come to love this job because it has opened up a whole new world of friendships to me. But especially the joy of being able to give to...
    Buttercup41104 Buttercup41104 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 24, 2008

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    You Won't Know Anything Until You Know Everything: Things People With Dementia Say

    Here are some of the things patients have said. Sometimes the things that these innocent people say make you want to burst out laughing. Names have been changed to protect privacy (for obvious reasons). Dementia is a very sad thing, but those of us dedicated to the people who...
    Spankmesweetly Spankmesweetly 22-25, F Jun 16, 2013

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    They Have So Much to Share

    They have so much to share. I love spending time with them.  They have so many stories to tell and things to share with us.  I can't stand to hear about nursing homes or others abusing these dear sweet people.  If we would just take the time to sit down and chat...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2007

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    Scooter

    I saw the cutest little old man this morning. We had snow this weekend and there he was sitting at the light ,on a scooter! It had pretty good traction too. He was all bundeled up and cruizin.
    redheadsrule redheadsrule 36-40, F Dec 3, 2007

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    A Young Student Worked For My Parents As An Elderly Helper.

    Hi. As a working mother, I've been looking for a helper for my parents at home. I didn't need a nurse but just an elderly helper. The Almondbury Agency found me a perfect girl. She really helps them with housework, shopping, and everyday stuff ! http://www.elderly-help.co.uk...
    nathalielawrence nathalielawrence 51-55 Jul 6, 2010

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    I Took Granny Down!

    This week at work I was the talk of the hospital and somewhat of a hero for taking down a little old lady.  Yes, in my bizarro world overpowering the aged evidently elevates one to celebrity status.    It all began with unhallowed screams down a long hall...
    Sabrina0202 Sabrina0202 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 24, 2008

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    My Old Peeps

    I work as a dietary aide in a nursing home and have been there for the past 2 years. I'm quitting in august due to having to move because I have to go to college, but my great grandmother is a resident there, and i have become sooooo attatched to so many lovely old   ladies...
    cherryalakei cherryalakei 22-25, F May 18, 2008

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    Lovely People

    They're always smiling and really fun to chat with. The ones I usually visit are always waiitng for me and they tell amazing stories and keep beating me at cards!! I really do enjoy my time with them as much as I do with the kids on my street or even my friends. They're lovely...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2007

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    Something of Meaning

    Today at work I cried and prayed with a patient who reminded me a lot of my mom.  She was very broken and sad because she just lost her 44 y/o son to a massive heart attack and 5 days later lost her husband of 40 years who treated her like a queen apparently..  she was...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 1 Response May 28, 2008

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    How I Got My Mother-in-law To Use Her Walker.

    My mother-in-law wouldn't use her walker even after a bad fall which resulted in her breaking her arm. My sister and I made a pretty, fitted pillow for hers. She started using it (probably because she felt guilty after we went to so much trouble lol) Soon, she went into assisted...
    Pillowalk Pillowalk 41-45 1 Response Apr 1, 2011

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    Aunt Ethel

    I loved to be with my grandmas brothers and sisters all 12 it was never a dull moment! Aunt Ethel was getting older she knew that i was related just not my name specifically ...Who do you belong to or are you now? I would hang with her at family functions , she insisted on still...
    redheadsrule redheadsrule 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 31, 2008

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    Working At A Retirement Home

    From 2010 up until now I’ve worked at a retirement home in the Midwest. I will refer to this place as “Lakeside Retirement Home”. This blog is about my experiences, the characters, and the environment there. I was the bartender, keeper of the booze, chamber of secrets for...
    WorldofSenile WorldofSenile 26-30 1 Response Oct 9, 2012

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    I Met the Sweetest Little Old Man Today!

    I could not believe my eyes, his birth year 1906 ! There he was this sweet,polite ,spry little man. Not a stitch of grey in his hair and moving around all by himself.Smiling and joking ,to cool!
    redheadsrule redheadsrule 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 15, 2007

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    It's Only Human Nature

    I work with the elderly Yes, I do and Love it !!... This morning I received a call... Asking me to come up to the home one of the residents was passing and asking to see myself and a co - worker of mine Anne one last time .. I do know death is a part of life and don't fear death...
    CMA1234 CMA1234 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 5, 2012

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    Darah

    My favorite lady ! She always made me smile,i could calm her when noone else could. One day it was hilarious,the constuction workers had to go in her room.She doesn't like men.This little lady crippled up with arthritis,  in a wheel chair and moving at a snails pace cornered...
    redheadsrule redheadsrule 36-40, F Oct 9, 2007

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    Ritz Crackers

    There was a sweet little lady that would follow me all over the nursing home. As alzhiemers progressed i had to watch her , she liked to swipe stuff! One day she had gone behind the nurses station....One of the RNs was doing some charting, She had nabbed a whole box of Ritz...
    redheadsrule redheadsrule 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 9, 2007

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    Elderly Help

    Hi. As a working mother, I've been looking for a helper for my parents at home. I didn't need a nurse but just an elderly helper. The Almondbury Agency found me a perfect girl. She really helps them with housework, shopping, and everyday stuff ! http://www.elderly-help.co.uk...
    nathalielawrence nathalielawrence 51-55 1 Response Jul 6, 2010

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    Treasures Of Society

    I used to work as a housekeeper at a nursing home, and it turned out to be one of the most important and life-changing jobs I have ever had. At first, I was hesitant to talk to the patients, because I had fallen victim to several stereotypes of elderly people- that they are...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I love working out, it has transformed me from a depressed scrony, not confident boy, to a totally new person who loves working out and values life now. I enjoy waking up in the...
    VishalM92 VishalM92 18-21, M Jul 1

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    It is my favorite thing to do. It gets me through cravings of all sorts, it improves my body, and it clears my mind. I love to run, but not crazy distances. I love to lift, but not...
    DakotaBelle DakotaBelle 31-35, F 6 Responses Jul 16

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    Work out time!!! I love working out
    carmencyr43 carmencyr43 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I absolutely love cuddling with my young sons as they watches cartoons. I will turn on our TV and find the cartoon channel or pull out some of our cartoons on DVDs. We all will...
    pregnantmomatbeach pregnantmomatbeach 31-35, F Jul 6

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    I love guys with tattoos. It's incredibly sexy. Guys with piercings...OH GOD. (luke brooks, luke hemmings). It is such a major turn on. ❤️💜💙
    ashesluvsu ashesluvsu 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    My first love started with "If im james dean you're audrey hepburn" ended with "If you cant hang"
    trentoy trentoy 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I love sex without protection! I'm 18, I've had sex 4 times during the age of 14. never used a condom. loved it!
    jessicatooreal jessicatooreal 16-17, F 11 Responses Jul 22

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    God I love being with Tyler <3 I cherish everyday I have with him. He's amazing, I love everything about him. He's funny, he's smart , he's caring, he understands me and he's...
    Meganrosee Meganrosee 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I've started working out now that I am less busy with uni work and I got to say, I actually enjoy it. Loads of people hate the thought of exercising and going to the gym but I had...
    BeautyOfSuffering BeautyOfSuffering 22-25, F Jul 12

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    Working out is awesome so is football I'm trying out for te this year te stands for tightend if u didn't no I've been accept to play football for a private school it's so amazing...
    eliaszavaleta eliaszavaleta 13-15, M Jul 13

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    It was Hot So I Got Naked & started Working On My Brakes Out Back Of My House What a Man To Do Living In A Three Bedroom House All By Myself LoL
    NakedHiker51 NakedHiker51 51-55, M Jul 15

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    I am soo sore for working out yesterday! I need to be down 15 pounds before my birthday next month! I stopped eating meat & I work out everyday! Not to mention I drink laxative...
    Sweetie899 Sweetie899 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    This is not an experince just couldn't fit all of it in a question sooo I'm playing football for a private school this year starting highschool and I was going to tryout for...
    eliaszavaleta eliaszavaleta 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    I love talking about tights and stockings and chatting with married or attached ladies
    nick1717 nick1717 46-50, M 19 mins ago

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    A lot of people hate exercising because its tiring and it hurts and all that. But I love it! I go for a run everyday with my dog. I do a lot of different exercises but usually push...
    HappensForAReason HappensForAReason 13-15, M Jul 1

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    I do know that it sucks but the work pays off in the end with more confidence
    xJamix xJamix 18-21, F Jul 18

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    "You're crazy and I'm our if my mind. Cause all of me loves all of you love your curves and all your edges all your perfect imperfections. Give your all to me I'll give my all to...
    VBLOVE1106 VBLOVE1106 22-25, F Jul 13

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    I need some time just deliver the things that I need for now Everything that I feel's like a warm deep calm casting over me And it's taking me to somewhere new If you believe that...
    KittyTittyGang2 KittyTittyGang2 16-17, F Jul 17

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    I Love Somebody Who Has Bipolar Disorder Nineteen years ago - at about this time of the year - my brother made a suicide attempt. Thank all the gods, he had second thoughts and...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Any girls that would love to chat hit me up only girls
    bunnygirl02 bunnygirl02 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    It's funny that a guy talks about this. Butt it's true. We all love each others butts. And our butts are bigger than our hearts. So let's love with all our butts.
    tightywhitieswedgiesu7 tightywhitieswedgiesu7 13-15, M Jul 3

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    Would love to talk to mare ladies about this! Hit me up
    Dt2112dt Dt2112dt 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Lol not love but attracted to it. What girl wouldn't be attracted to a guy with a nice body and face? They may not say it but they might think it ( in some case me lol XD)
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F Jul 10

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    I lost my first time with a rubber and then went to see him again in two days. We just kinda moved quickly and I can't stop thinking about him. He ****** me without protection and...
    PureRain PureRain 18-21, F 17 Responses Jul 12

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    I have been in love with these lyrics for weeks now.. They song is soo beautiful. Pardon me Want to live in a fantasy Quietly Show you everything you'll ever need I hope you'll...
    Katerinro Katerinro 41-45, F Jul 14

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    I love their cover of iris! 😘😍👍❤️
    Zoewithoutthei Zoewithoutthei 16-17, F Jul 15

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    Love feeling it inside me! Hate protection. Love feeling his stuff drip out of me afterward. Of course I am in a monogamous relationship.
    Yumyumnips Yumyumnips 26-30, F 13 Responses Jul 17

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    Hi guys!! Help me get my band to the number 1 spot for metal/hard rock on reverb nation. Will love you forever!!!! :P http://www.reverbnation.com/shutupchokeme
    SeptembersAshes SeptembersAshes 22-25, F Jul 17

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    I don't know why...but I love guys who have beards! They're so attractive and sexy to me. Doesn't matter if their beard is short or long, I love facial hair on a dude...
    SweetLuvvv SweetLuvvv 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    i went to italy not expecting anything but study. i thought learning from the source directly was essential to achieve what i wanted. met new friends, seen wonderful places, ate...
    remydodol remydodol 36-40, F Jul 21

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