November 2020 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: November 2020

Do you speak Year 2020?

I’ve always been a big believer that the words we choose to use really do matter. They help us understand; they convey emotion and information, and connect us to one another. What will the words of 2020 do for us, and to us?

Gary Tetz

Embracing the now

It’s one of the most ubiquitous laments of the pandemic, how time passes in a shapeless blur. “Sunrise, sunset. Swiftly flow the days,” goes the song from the musical “Fiddler on the Roof.” And it’s true — they just somehow disappear, even while seeming to loiter in tedious slow motion.

November FocusOn Briefs

Ziegler research highlights home-based primary care needs; Lancaster Pollard discloses senior living team promotions; and Capital Funding Group posts record first half in financing.

Centenarian’s first B-day party

Elmer Kruse, a resident at Terrace View Gardens in Cincinnati, never had a birthday party for himself. That changed this year after staff members threw him a 100th birthday celebration — and one to remember.

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