Virtual Dementia Tour administrator Jeanne Pete questions caretakers directly following the tour.

Simulating their suffering

William Buchheit's picture

It all starts when they sit you down in a chair, put some cotton gloves on your hands and ask you to remove your shoes.  A woman places some prickly insoles in them and tells you to put them back on.  She then puts a pair of blurry green goggles over your eyes and some earphones on your head that emit a nerve-jarring chorus of quacking and chatt

Greer Mayor Rick Danner, left, signed a proclamation declaring Nov. 10-16 as Nurse Practitioner Week. Pictured with Danner are area nurse practitioners Nancy Durham, center, and Terry C. Williams.

Community News for week 11-14

GCM in need
of food, blankets

Greer Community Ministries is in need of blankets for Meals on Wheels clients. Blankets will be delivered with meals as part of the ministry’s 12 Days of Christmas program in December.
The Food Pantry needs beef stew, and Sharon’s Closet needs winter coats.

Taylor Ross unloads a bag of toys Sunday at the Syl Syl Toy Drive, which was held at the Clock.

Syl Syl Toy Drive thriving

Early in the afternoon Sunday, David Holtzclaw was a little worried. Just a few hours later, Holtzclaw discovered he had no reason to be. Along with his brother Kevin, the sons of the late Sylvia Holtzclaw put together another successful Syl Syl Toy Drive, which was held at the Clock.


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