Honor. Recognize. Respect.

At CVHC, it's our privilege to care for the health of America's "Greatest Generation" at home.

Every day, we celebrate the joy and satisfaction of providing home care for people with cardiovascular, pulmonary, orthopedic and geriatric problems. We are honored to recognize the experiences and accomplishments of our patients.

They're members of the "Greatest Generation," and each represents a living history. We owe so much to them--our great American treasures. They have shaped our country and created our heritage over generations.

We hope you enjoy meeting them and sharing some of their stories.


August Stanislawski

Lois Card

Dorothy Emery

Marie Glick

Linn Randolph


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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August Stanislawski
Polka King of the Nation

StanTwo things in the long, happy life of August Stanislawski still make his face light up and broaden his gentle smile into a great, big grin. One is his wife—he beams from ear to ear when she walks into the room with a kind of happy devotion reserved for the incurably romantic. The second is his music—he plays the accordion and concertina with a kind of gusto and joy reserved for the young; or, at least, young-at-heart.

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Lois Card
"I'm the luckiest person alive..."

glickBefore the "Women's Movement," before "feminism," even before World War II, Lois Card was an independent, self-reliant woman with an adventurous spirit. She never took "No," for an answer after she grew up, and she remembers most of her life history as if it were yesterday.


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Dorothy Emery
Small-town values, big-city adventures

dorothy Dorothy Emery gets to Sunday school early, in order to meet the first children who arrive for her fourth- and fifth-grade class. She's a favorite and a fixture at Rosen Heights Baptist Church, a multicultural, multigenerational sanctuary in the historic North Side neighborhood in Fort Worth.

"I began teaching Sunday school when I was 19 years old," Emery says in a gentle, soft-spoken way.

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Marie Glick
Pioneering Spirit

glickIt's certainly not polite to ask a lady's age. Marie Glick, however, is proud to tell of her long, interesting life and to reveal the living history she keeps in her memory.

Born in 1907 in Oklahoma, in a one-room cabin that cost $25 to build, Mrs. Glick lived with her mother and older brother.  They made their home on 160 acres of "Indian Territory,"


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randolphLinn Randolph
World War II Veteran

Like so many young American men in the days before June 6, 1944, Linn Randolph found himself heading toward Europe on a troop ship with 6,000 other U.S. Army recruits.

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