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Kevin Donner, Poopy Fingers: One Person's Account of Working in the Delightfully Strange World of Assisted Living - IN PERSON

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Sun, 06/05/2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Event address: 
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Join us in the Readings Gallery as we hear one man's account of working in an assisted living facility and what he learned there.

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Working in senior care isn't for everyone. It isn't even for most. But for those rare few who find their passion in this multifaceted industry, the sense of job and life satisfaction are limitless. So too, however, can be the pervasive sense of loss and hopelessness.
Poopy Fingers follows the lessons, the mistakes, the smiles, and the tears as Kevin Donner stumbles upon his own passion for working with, and for, this often undervalued and ignored demographic. This book shows the daily physical and emotional needs of the residents, but more importantly, explores the varying stages of life familiar to so many of us.

Kevin Donner is originally from Vancouver, Canada. He received my Master’s of Professional Writing in Sydney, Australia, and now lives in Bellingham, Washington. He is a screenwriter, a cat lover, and a pretty nice dude. He's lived in lots of places, had lots of jobs, and done lots of things. But the two things that define him best are that he is a husband and a stay-at-home dad to three amazing kids.

Poopy Fingers: One Person's Account of Working in the Delightfully Strange World of Assisted Living Cover Image
ISBN: 9780578930626
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: North Edge Arts - December 4th, 2021