Old car guys in nursing home

  1. I know many nurses have seen similar things where patients want to tinker with things Enjoy!

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    Last edit by Joe V on Jan 9, '16
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  3. by   workingharder
    Yea, on that model, the trans-axle is always having problems.
  4. by   somenurse
    ohmidawg, that is hilarious!! oh wow, thanks for posting that!!
  5. by   VivaLasViejas
    HAHAHAHAHA!!! That'll be my husband in about 15 years!!!
  6. by   Kidrn911
    Love it
  7. by   jrbl77
    I think when my uncle was in the nsg home with late stages of dementia, he would take the sink off the wall. He had worked with his hands all his life. probably in his mid to late 80.
  8. by   NRSKarenRN
    That will be my Dad. Always needs to be kept busy fixin things.
  9. by   Kittypower123
    Reminds me of when I was a CNA, I found a gentleman on the floor under a table in the dining room. When I asked him what he was doing, he told me he was trying to fix the thing-a-majig on the train. Apparently, he used to work on trains.
  10. by   Katsmeow
    I could see my dad doing that. He's been a mechanic 33 years.
  11. by   imintrouble
    A close relative of the old car guy, is the old tractor guy. Talk for hours about John Deere tractors. The clue is the hat. Green with yellow letters.
  12. by   jrbl77
    yeah, I could see my dad, a farmer, up until shortly before he died, doing something like what is happening in the picture. just don't make them like that anymore!
  13. by   olddragger
    a tool in a mans hand is good therapy
  14. by   Vishwamitr
    That is hilarious. We need some more of those. Thanks Brian.