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Mary Faith Holzer
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Lives in Overland Park, Kansas, moved here with husband in 1985
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Try it. You will like it (hopefully).
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Enter to receive a trip for two to see #PopeFrancis at the World Meeting of Families and I'll get an extra entry! #PopeinUS #WalkwithFrancis
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We must follow God. He commanded us to love one another. He said, we would know each other by our love, not our hatred.
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Introduction
I graduated from Drury University in 1968. In 1979 I married a man who also graduated from Drury University in 1968. On April 21, 2015, we celebrated thirty-six years of a wonderful marriage and enduring love. I attend Holy Cross Church. I have completed Virtus training, so I will be able to work with the church's prolife group. I like classical, jazz, and soft rock music.  I love Plato, Milton, John Donne, Opera in English and other languages. I love Micheal Angelo's paintings. I have many friends, and unfortunately, have lost too many close friends. My first motto is: Do your best, and let God make up the difference. My newest motto is: God loves you no matter what. Be happy. And happy I truly am. 
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I have 5 children, who love God intensely.
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Currently
Overland Park, Kansas, moved here with husband in 1985
Previously
Born in Des Moines, Iowa on June 30, 1946 - Bethsaida Mayland, where brother, Jon Alex Buresh, was born - Prairie Village, Kansas, grew up here starting in 1951 - Springfield, Missouri, attended Drury University 1964 to 1968 - Kansas City, Missouri 1970 to 1979 - Prairie Village, Kansas, moved into my first house as a bride in 1979
Work
Employment
  • Google eBooks
    present
  • Publish America
    Author, 2008 - 2014
    In October, 2014, I bought the sole right to publication of my book. I have the Library of Congress copyright, too.
  • Social Security Adminstration
    Benefit Authorizer and Fiscal Control and Audi968ting departments, 1968 - 1974
  • Banquet captain for the Sales Executive and Marketing Club
  • Assistant to the buyer in a department store
    I was in charge of a department in every way, except going to New York on buying trips.
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Gender
Female
Other names
maiden name is "Buresh"
The director of nurses responded to my requests. The food was very good. The housekeeper was friendly, and did a good job. For the most part, the nurses were aloof, and the nurses aids worked very hard, and were friendly. For some reason, the nurses never attempted to lift a finger, if told of a problem the nurses aids were normally assigned. They left my room, and said they would send an aid. Some of the nurses, who do not want to work, overwhelm those who do. I was told by one of the staff and an administrator that I should expect to wait an hour for my medications. One night, I received some of my 7:00 p.m. medications at 11:50 pm. Then, I was told, I would be given my sleeping pills at 4:00 a.m. Three days in a row, I asked for a basin of water and soap to wash, since it was obvious that was the only way, I would get a bath. I was told, I would just get the bed wet. The nurses aids used wipes for a bath. Here at home today, I used two basins to bathe and wash my hair. I only spilled a few drops of water. My doctor wrote an order that I was supposed to be non-weight bearing. When I would only do bed exercises for the therapists and would not walk, they wrote a report that said that I was not bearing weight. My insurance cut my stay at Stratford Commons as a result. Because the insurance would not pay, I had to pay $320.00 out of my pocket for my last two days there or a total of $640.00. I contacted the company, and was given a $640.00 refund. I wish to thank the "Tutera Group"' for that. The plastic mattress was hard. The head and feet could be raised. Two of my friends tried to get through on the phone line for an hour one day. One of those had to wait another hour, the second time she called. The phone system frequently had building wide problems. My phone was replaced twice in 3 weeks. The volume on the televisions for the entire facility had to be adjusted on the television on the wall; the remotes on patient's beds did not work. Since I was unable to get out of bed, I had to put on my light to have someone turn up the television. This was a waste of the time of the people who work there. Stratford Commons needs an intercom system. It would cut the work load in half. It would be expensive to put in, but as much money that flows in there, it should be considered. If the work load was cut, service probably would improve.
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Public - 4 months ago
reviewed 4 months ago
Too many of the staff do not want to work, which puts a burden on those who do. Receiving money from an insurance carrier is far more important than patient care. Patients are a means to an income. While staying at Stratford Commons, the physical therapists tried to get me to walk. They told me my insurance would only pay for my stay there, if they reported that I was making progress. They were right. The last two days, I had to pay $320.00 a day, because the physical therapists sent a poor report to my insurance. What the therapists did not realize, and should have, was that my doctor left orders that I should be non weight bearing. My doctor did not want me to walk at all at that time. I was threatened and bullied by the therapists. I tried to walk for them. The first time I did, I started sobbing due to the pain. I resolutely did all the bed exercises. The therapists should have reviewed my doctors orders. The administrator for Stratford Commons came into my room. He did not want me to leave a bad review. He asked me what the center could change to improve. I told him, he could cut the work load of the employees by half, if an intercom system was installed. Then, the nurses and nurses aids would not have to come into a patient's room to find out what was needed, then leave to get medications or other items. These items could be picked up before they entered. This would save them a trip. Time would not be wasted. This would lessen the work load. This would help everyone. I am at home now. I have a home health team. My nurse called my doctor, and found out that I am supposed to be non weight bearing now. She told me, if I tried to walk, I could fracture my leg again. The physical therapists at Stratford Commons could have caused another fracture, because of their failure to check with my doctor about what I should be doing. The center does have very good food. I want to give them credit for this. The telephone system is a problem. One day, it took two of my friends an hour each to get though to my room. Also the television remotes do not work properly. I was told this is a problem for all of the patient televisions. In order to turn the volume up or down, someone had to come into my room, and adjust the volume- underneath the television. Normally, I would have done that. However, I was confined to bed. This was waste time for the nurses and nurses aids.
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Public - 6 months ago
reviewed 6 months ago
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I walked into the waiting room at 3:00 p.m., and was escorted to an examination room. Dr. Kuykendall, M.D. asked me a few questions. Then, he told me, he could, probably, correct my condition. He explained how. I walked out to the waiting room at 3:12 p.m. to check out. I had hope. It took him less than 10 minutes to grasp, which procedure would lead to probable cure. I thanked him. When, I thanked him, tears of joy were in my eyes. He deserves 5 stars at least. He brilliant, learned, and personable.
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Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago