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

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.

Thanks, Mata Hari

Thanks, Mata Hari

You Mystery Shoppers have spoken: Assisted living communities do a bad job making a good first impression. If true, it's definitely a problem, and I'd thank you for sharing if I knew your real names.

Get up and get ready

Get up and get ready

If you're looking for an inspirational nugget to share at stand-up tomorrow morning, I might just have something for you.

Dirty hands needed

Dirty hands needed

Gardening is magic. Gardening is mindfulness. Gardening is therapist, physician and personal trainer without spandex or a copay. And now researchers have confirmed that gardening can help nursing home patients suffering with dementia.

More Articles by Gary Tetz

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

Nomophobia threat

Invisible heroes seen

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