Gary Tetz

Gary Tetz

Things I Think is written by Gary Tetz, who has amused, informed and sometimes befuddled long-term care readers since the end of a previous century. He is a multimedia consultant for Consonus Healthcare Services in Portland, OR.

Most Recent Articles by Gary Tetz

Shutting out the noise

Shutting out the noise

As an occasionally obsessive hiker navigating the meandering trail of my existence, I'm constantly rediscovering it's a metaphor for everything — from life in general to long-term care.

Waiting for a pellet

Waiting for a pellet

From now on when I ponder the future of long-term care, I'll think about Uncle Jimmy.

Still a perfect couple

Still a perfect couple

Hard as it seems to believe after 17 years of vocationally wedded bliss, there was a time when long-term care and I weren't together. It's sobering to consider.

Reaction management

Reaction management

So, how should I react to what that back-stabbing little blankety-blank (fake name redacted for HIPAA compliance) said or did to me?

Remain in your lane

Remain in your lane

Like many respectable professions, long-term care has plenty of highly competitive, aggressive people. Brave scientists who sedate, tag and study them in the wild have labeled them Type A personalities.

More Articles by Gary Tetz

Happy Now Years

The Robot Alternative

The invisible heroes

Conventional wisdom

Zen gardening for LTC

Whatcha gonna do?

The simple things

Panna cotta services

Less may offer more

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