This afternoon I witnessed one of the most loving acts of kindness. I went to visit my 96 year old client. We were in the hospital yesterday. Today she was back at the facility. Life is truly ever changing.
When I got to her room I told her I had a vanilla shake for her. She wanted up and out of her bed. I asked the male nurse to help me transfer her to her wheelchair.
She can’t see. She asks for folks to come close so she can touch their face.
He picked her up. She said, “Darling, is that you?”
He answered with such tenderness, “It is my love.”
He sat her down and she grabbed him and kissed him on the cheek close to his mouth. “No one understands our love affair.”
He smiled (even though she can’t see him) “No, they don’t. But they don’t have…
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