Rafaela Dequina, housekeeping aide at Garden Terrace at Fort Worth, Texas, used her own money to purchase extra-warm socks for a resident when she noticed that his feet are always cold. He was pleased with his knee-high socks to keep his toes and legs toasty.
Betty Lou Riddell, a resident at Garden Terrace Alzheimer’s Center of Excellence at Fort Worth, Texas, has had a life full of travel, and now her story is featured in a national magazine.
Life Care Centers of America runs more than 200 skilled nursing and rehab centers around the country and publishes a handful of residents’ life stories each year in its LEADER magazine. Riddell’s story was recently published in the 2015 edition.
Bernadette Holbert, a licensed practical nurse at Garden Terrace at Fort Worth, Texas, took her own time to visit a resident and his wife in the hospital several times over several weeks.