It was a busy morning, about 8:30, when an elderly gentleman in his 80′s arrived at the hospital to have stitches removed from his thumb. He said he was in a hurry as he had an appointment at 9:00 am. The nurse took his vital signs and had him take a seat, knowing it would be over an hour before someone would be able to see him. I saw him looking at his watch and decided, since I was not busy with another patient, I would evaluate his wound. On exam, it was well healed, so I talked to one of…

It was a busy morning, about 8:30, when an elderly gentleman in his 80′s arrived at the hospital to have stitches removed from his thumb. He said he was in a hurry as he had an appointment at 9:00 am. The nurse took his vital signs and had him take a seat, knowing it would be over an hour before someone would be able to see him. I saw him looking at his watch and decided, since I was not busy with another patient, I would evaluate his wound. On exam, it was well healed, so I talked to one of…

These folks are 100 years old . They have been married 74 years. They give me hope for a happy future.

'True love never fades': Husband, 100, and wife, 99, who have been together 82 years

These folks are 100 years old . They have been married 74 years. They give me hope for a happy future.

The husband's voice calms his wife who has Alzheimer's, so he recorded a message for her and had it placed inside a 'Build-a-Bear'. This way, his beloved wife can hear his voice any time she wants to.....and it can bring her some comfort whenever she is frightened or confused. That is LOVE!!! ...... (Photo: Karen Schiely)

The husband's voice calms his wife who has Alzheimer's, so he recorded a message for her and had it placed inside a 'Build-a-Bear'. This way, his beloved wife can hear his voice any time she wants to.....and it can bring her some comfort whenever she is frightened or confused. That is LOVE!!! ...... (Photo: Karen Schiely)

Nothing is more uplifting than an old couple in love (31 Photos)

Nothing is more uplifting than an old couple in love (31 Photos)

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