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

Clean it up, throw it out

Clean it up, throw it out

Whenever I pass one of those cinderblock mini-storage places with double-loaded rows of strictly functional corridors, I think the same thing: "That looks like some nursing homes I've been in."

Driven to drink - cheers!

Driven to drink - cheers!

Is it just a coincidence that on the day after the most heartbreaking defeat ever in Seattle sports, following the worst coaching decision in recorded football history, not just the Super Bowl, I choose to write about alcohol? Probably not.

Panna cotta services

Panna cotta services

With all the issues you face in long-term care, it doesn't surprise me you've never given a moment's thought to one of the great travesties of modern civilization — that there's way too much crème brulee in this world, and not nearly enough panna cotta.

Less may offer more

Less may offer more

In an attempt to learn if I'm allergic to gluten, nuts or dairy, I might have also simultaneously stumbled onto a strategy for solving all problems in life and long-term care management.

A graceful surrender

A graceful surrender

I have theories about things. It's a perfectly risk-free pastime, since I never have to prove any of them. It's just my opinion, after all, based on a rumination, which grew out of a random thought, which began as a mere zygote of a formless hunch.

More Articles by Gary Tetz

Thanks, Mata Hari

Get up and get ready

Dirty hands needed

Climb every mountain

Of tired mice and men

Shock 'em with action

A pause for civility

The selfie generation

Playing it forward

Meds in a cupcake

Sleepy? Have a waffle

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