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

The wisdom of age

The wisdom of age

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It's like a dash of smelling salts under the nose. Talking to actual long-term care residents always affects me like that: an abrupt awakening from the fog and unconsciousness of stress, distraction and a barrage of daily trivialities.

Armed, dangerous

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Oh great. He's going to talk about sarcasm. Perfect.

Signs of the season

Signs of the season

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Once again, our planet completed its 584-trillion-mile encirclement of the sun and safely brought us back to October/November and two things that matter most — LTC conventions and baseball.

The power of praise

The power of praise

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Here's one thing baseball has taught me about long-term care—all financial problems would disappear if we priced our services like ballpark beer. But there's another lesson to be learned.

The magic of music

The magic of music

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Corn loves classical music. It's all ears for the stuff.

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Happy Now Years

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Whatcha gonna do?

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The simple things

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