At the Georgia Olive Farm, Mrs. Vicki Hughes gave us a lecture on how the olives are grown and picked. Then, we watched a brief video about the process. At the University of Georgia Tifton campus, we were fed boxed lunches from Chick-fil-A, learned about the Future Farmstead from Dr. Kvien, toured the campus with Dr. Douglas and Ms. Coursey, and visited the Tifton Campus Dairy. At Rutland Farm and Market, Mr. Greg Rutland and his co-worker gave us a tractor and trailer ride through their farm and petting zoo. We were able to learn about each and every aspect that goes on there, from growing strawberries to Christmas trees. At Pike Creek Turf, my father, Jaimie Allen, gave us a lecture and tour concerning the turf grass farm and wash facility. Also, we were served a catered dinner that night by Carter’s. Pike Creek is my family’s farm, and it was a wonderful blessing to be able to go there as one of our
Before I can go on to celebrate my mother and what she stood for, I must share with you the reality of what life was like for her and our family. Of course no one suffered more than my mother, and we all shared her pain. There were many times as a family that we would be in denial of her illness. We would disagree with the doctor’s findings. And sometimes we didn’t agree with the course of action the doctor’s would take. But my mom would always assure us that they were doing all that they could do for her, given her complicated case. She always tried to keep a positive attitude.
I would’ve never predicted how amazing the effects of my visit to the nursing home would be. After greeting the elderly and holding conversations with each and every one of them, I was amazed by how appreciative they were for my visit. Perhaps they felt lonely or abandoned before, but now tears of joy glistened in their eyes. Maybe all people need is to know they are cared for, even by a simple stranger. Moreover, I was stunned by the optimism they had for their future, even at old age. They were so youthful in spirit, regardless of their frail bodies. They were selfless enough to tell me to take care of myself, even if they were the ones in wheelchairs. It taught me that happiness can exist, even at old age, regardless of discouraging circumstances or diminishing
Thank you for supporting the plan of Lisa and I making the visit this Tuesday the 7th at noon. Mom was very pleased we were able to meet the family’s needs with such short notice.
It is with great pleasure that I recognize the service and bravery of this year’s honorees. The fight against cancer takes strength, bravery, and caring individuals. Winning the battle with cancer could not be done without selfless deeds and commitment to others to take on the fight while also giving back to the community. This year’s honorees and the Charmettes are incredible examples of how commitment to community positively impacts the lives of others. The dedication from these individuals
I worked closely with the activities director in the dementia care unit. I was tasked with setting up activities and games, preparing snacks, and transporting residents. This experience confirmed the importance of having patience and compassion, and the value of having a proper bedside manner when interacting with others. I was also able to see how difficult it was for the families of those residents with dementia and realized the support they needed when making decisions for their loved one. I found myself listening to families’ grievances and desired a higher level of understanding of medicine to treat patients with disabling
My family and I want to let you know our gratitude for your help for our mother. Even though our mother is not in the situation where she could get the hospice care, your help helped our mother to get the care in the comfortable environment. Before meeting ProHealth Home Care, we were physically and mentally tired because without the equipment and the help we have right now, such as the bed and the hospice team, we had very hard time on giving her food and washing her, and her bedsore gotten worse every day. However, after our mother went to emergency, we were able to meet ProHealth and give our mother the best care we can give with the help from ProHealth Home Care. Because of your charity, the hospice team from the ProHealth continues to
New York always greeted us with huge smile and made us feel at home. We enjoyed hanging out on the beach and pools. The hamburgers & chicken wraps were cooked to perfection. My hat goes off to the best chef ever Mr Stalyn Rodrigvez. Stalyn captured everyone heart not because he can cook a mean burger, it was his big personality that stole my heart. He greeted us with opened arms every single day. Stalyn would always say Hola my familia hermosa! We loved meeting for breakfast and dinner. The breakfast buffet was delicious everyday. What made the food greater was the staff. Miss Enolky Cabrera the hostess with the biggest heart and smile.We never went without she made our visit a great one. I would like to thank Larry,Simonie,Jazzlyn, Annerys at the love bar, Fransico,Martin Lawrence and Jotsi. The steakhouse was our favorite. We had the most fun and some of the best entainment ever. Everyone works so hard and does it with a smile. Eddy hilarious, Rafeal unbelievable, the three Amigos (OMG)and the entire staff fantastic. We would like to thank someone very special to us. This young man did everything possible to make our stay a joyous
The content in the Curing Alzheimer’s video exceeded my expectations. I was able to see how other families deal with this disease. It also included information regarding new technology, new research,
I would like to give recognition to David Wilson for what he has accomplished in Cedar Hill. His restaurant, David’s Seafood Grill, has been and still is a great place to dine at with a variety of good food in his menu. The atmosphere is very comfortable and extremely family friendly. It is not only a fine place to dine at, but a great place to meet new people and make friends. Because of David, his staff and the restaurant, Bonnie and I have met a lot of good people and become close friends with many of them. We took our families to David’s to eat, have fun and create new memories. I have family who have searched for a David-like restaurant in their city, but to their disappointment they could not find one that come close to what David’s
My fifth day at Agape Hospice, I went in to assist others with in tuck in calls since I became an expert at it. I was excited to be given this opportunity to teach others what I enjoy doing at Agape hospice. I also gave my fellow classmate who volunteer with me at Agape the chance to encourage them to not to worry about anything because all you have to do is read the question to them. For tuck in calls there where a few question that you had ask the patents and the rest you didn't had to ask because all the patient of the patient family would say the same thing.After I was done assisting my fellow classmates, I help Ms. Erica file the patients paper work in orders. I had to file the paper work by where the patient live such as their home or
I created dementia awareness educational videos for new and emerging community members and held stalls at Aboriginal community expos and multicultural events that raised awareness about dementia, brain health and Alzheimer’s SA services.