Sometimes you go through life and there are events that you witness, or even experience, that change you in ways you wouldn’t think possible. Sometimes these events leave you with those warm fuzzies that just makes you smile every time you think back to it. Other times, the memory is so heart wrenching, a lump forms in your throat.
I’ve worked in nursing homes for the majority of my life. Many of the people I’ve met (residents, family members, caregivers) were incredible people who I felt fortunate to get to know. There were a few people who endured things that I wouldn’t wish on my worst enemy.