Gary Tetz

Gary Tetz
Gary Tetz is multimedia consultant at Consonus Healthcare Services. He was a columnist for I Advance Senior Care / Long-Term Living from 2005-2012.

Not home for the holidays

Failing to recapture the magic of your holiday memories can cast a melancholy feeling over all that you do in December. Read More »

Friendlytown, USA

Gary Tetz There's a danger in being called the best of something. Because once it happens, you actually have to live up to it. My town, the Read More »

Testing the tears

I don’t trust those “scientists.” Let me say that right up front. But rumor has it they’re working on a better way to do diabetes testing, and I say Read More »

Businesspeople: Learn how to mock the wire

Ah, the glory and beauty of Netflix. It reaches me where I live—literally. And then it grabs whole chunks of my time and life by selecting intriguing Read More »

A simple plan

Gary Tetz I have a coffee mug that says “Simplify.” I don't know how to obey that command, short of pouring the scalding hot beverage directly Read More »

A thing of beauty is a $230,000 joy forever

Perhaps English Romantic poet John Keats said it first, or at least best:   “A thing of beauty is a joy for ever: Its lovliness increases; it Read More »

Help not wanted

I have a friend who hates her job. Really hates it. She cares for an elderly gentleman in his home, several times a week while he sleeps. Her tasks Read More »

‘The Six Million Dollar Dog’

Gary Tetz When I was a strapping young lad of 14 or so, one of my favorite TV shows was The Six Million Dollar Man. Read More »

Hubert’s Test

Hubert H. Humphrey, the 38th vice president of our increasingly un-United States, believed some crazy things. One of them was that the moral test of Read More »

Broken hearts and death panels

Perhaps my favorite philosophers, the Bee Gees, said it best. How can you mend a broken heart? How can a loser ever win?   It’s hard to write Read More »