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.
Maria Arevalo, dietary aide at Garden Terrace Alzheimer's Center of Excellence in Fort Worth, Texas, received Life Care Centers of America's Gulf States Region Whatever It Takes And Then Some Award on Sept. 24 for her dedication to customer service.