Wife takes job as a dishwasher to be near her husband who has Alzheimer's

Mary Daniel's husband was diagnosed with Alzheimer's 7 years ago and moved in to a care facility last July.

Daniel visited her husband every night and would get him ready for bed. That was until the coronavirus pandemic hit. His care put in place restrictions do to the Coronavirus,and stopped accepting visitors on March 11th. These restrictions stopped from seeing her husband for 114 days. Daniel had to get creative to be able to see her husband. She told CBS news that she tried several different things.

"Originally, I sent an email to the executive director saying, 'OK, what do I need to do to get in there? Can I volunteer... can I bring a therapy dog? Can I get a job?"

The story does have a Daniel said she'd do any job they offered for a chance to get inside. The company gave her the dishwashing position and Daniel was able to see her husband again and get him ready for bed.

The story does have a happy ending. The company gave her a part time job as a dishwasher and Daniel was able to see her husband and get him ready for bed.

WCOS · SC's #1 for Country

Listen Now on iHeartRadio

outbrain pixel