From my journal... 2005 I continued to work in geriatrics for the remainder of my career and cared for many patients with Dementia. This is "a general term for symptoms of mental decline that interfere with a person’s daily life. It is not a normal part of aging. The symptoms can include problems with memory,… Continue reading Dementia – Memory Loss
From my journal... January 18, 2006 I'm having trouble with my eyesight again. I pulled out my pocket eye card and could only see 20/200 with my left eye and my glasses on. This means I need to be at 20 feet to see what most people can see at 200 feet. My right eye… Continue reading Lord, Be My Vision
From my journal... April 25, 2005 I thank God for carrying me through the first three weeks of working as a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner at the 500-bed nursing home. The insurance company assigned me to provide medical care for 32 residents who have enrolled in their program as an alternative to Medicare. Judy has worked… Continue reading Geriatric Nurse Practitioner
Today we celebrate the life of Florence Nightingale, the mother of modern nursing who was born in Florence, Italy, on May 12, 1820. Her wealthy family did not support her choice of career. One doctor told her father, "Some of the nursing is done by drunken prostitutes who were given the option in the police… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Florence Nightingale – May 12
March 18, 2020 "Therefore, to you who believe, He (Christ) is precious." I Peter 2:7 After a good night's sleep in my own comfortable bed at home here in the USA, I checked my temperature. It still read a little high but I felt fine. I called my doctor's office and spoke with my favorite… Continue reading Mysterious Panama Fever Continues
March 17, 2020 - Tuesday - Panama City, Panama God blessed me as I read my favorite travel psalm. "My help comes from the Lord, Who made heaven and earth. He will not allow your foot to be moved; He who keeps you will not slumber." Psalm 121:2-3 NKJV I thanked the Lord for a… Continue reading Panama to USA Adventure Continues
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - Boquete, Panama "Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand. For I, the Lord your God will hold your right hand, saying to you, 'Fear… Continue reading Should I Leave Panama Early?