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tips for dying #5: remember that the patient wins

Just because every member of the staff reminds you that his bed should be upright, doesn’t mean you must force the issue.  As our RN Joey said, “He’s the boss, this is his journey.  If he wants the bed flat, it doesn’t matter that it’s easier to breath with the bed upright.  He wins.  Put the bed down.”  Joey was firm, this applies to all decisions.  Each decision is his, there are no “shoulds”.  In a way that makes it really really easy.  From now on, it’s “WDFW: What does Fred want?”



Maria Young Ace Certified Personal Fitness Trainer, Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (500) Independent Contractor providing the following services: Office Management, Bookkeeping, Web Design, Marketing and Instruction in Yoga and Martial Arts for children and adults. Black Belt, 4 year program, LockBoxing. Maria studied under Erik Lee and won Grand Champion at the Kuk Sool Tri-State Tournament in 2006. Experience Certified Yoga Instructor: 700 hour level. At Piedmont Yoga, Maria’s main instructors were Richard Rosen, Rodney Yee, and Clare Finn. To them she is eternally grateful. Richard Rosen, founder Piedmont Yoga Studio & editor of Yoga Journal says: “Among the 30...students Maria was always among the more assiduous and adept.  If you’re thinking of adding Yoga instruction to your program, then I highly recommend Maria for the job.” College: CSULB: B.A. English Literature, UC Berkeley: M.A. Comparative Literature