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A Volunteers Story:

From Samantha, Student Volunteer, 10/01

On Monday I provided respite care for the X’s. Mrs. X was rather tired because she had a rough night. Mr. X suggested that we stay inside and do some relaxing activities. So Mrs. X and I watched a Shirley Temple movie. She laughed on and off during the first half and slept through the second half.

After the movie I helped her to the bathroom and then went to the kitchen where she ate the rest of her lunch. I played cards for a bit then she played cards. It was a very slow paced day but we enjoyed ourselves. Mr. X said he thinks we get along well.