By the Window Please

During a visit to my doctor, I asked him: “How do you determine whether or not an older person should be put in an age-care facility?”

“Well,” he said, “we fill up a bathtub, then we offer a teaspoon, a teacup or a bucket to the person to empty the bathtub.”

“Oh, I understand,” I said. “A normal person would use the bucket because it is bigger than the spoon or the teacup.”

“No,” he said. “A normal person would pull the plug. Do you want a bed near the window?

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  1. #1 by Neil Gadihoke on October 18, 2012 - 4:02 pm

    Amazing post. The answer that instantly spirings up is among the three alternativesl, the bucket of course. But, pulling the plug , the most logical and common sensical way, yet we get fixated to what is offered. Out of the box thinking, may not be analogous to rocket science, just plain common sense.

  2. #2 by girl on October 18, 2012 - 1:59 am

    I’m so confused

    • #3 by Dauson Stimpson-Gagnon on October 18, 2012 - 2:03 am

      😉 Try not to think about it. Just laugh

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