Most Recent Articles by Gary Tetz
It's long-term care convention season again. You can feel it in the air. Strange, troublesome urges start to take over.
Some things probably shouldn't require a law. Kittens shouldn't be water-boarded. Toddlers shouldn't have to work in coal mines, at least not in the dark or winter. Seniors in long-term care facilities should get some personal attention. But in the Netherlands, legislation is what it's coming to.
Here's my naïve and rather radical gardening philosophy — it should be an act of joy, not stress or fear. But another striving human I know, along with a few people I've met in long-term care, seems to have a hard time embracing that viewpoint.
Adversity, that irrepressible rascal. We're far too familiar with it in long-term care.
In both life and long-term care, we tend to distrust the simple solutions.