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I Love Working With the Elderly

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 56 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Dear parents, It's the first day of school and I wish I could show you the look on your faces. You are fearful, in fact, you have more anxiety on your face than your five year...
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