Help a Family, Friend, Neighbors, and Strangers in Need

Hosted by Zelda Hopkins
Group active since Tue, Feb 21, 2012

This group is about helping others.And others helping us. Where we share our kindness with others. This is a Dog eat Dog world but we all need the help of others. So lets all be here for each other. Just a smile or a kind word can make a differance. Thank you Bob for helping me with this.Let us remember that God is with us every step of the way.

Renée G.
Monday, April 16 at 3:56 PM

Zelda Update

I hadn't posted this update for several days - I was waiting for some better news to relay.

She has been returned to the nursing home after EMT's were called several days ago when she "just stopped breathing." She was unable to get a breath due to pneumonia in both lungs. She very nearly didn't make it this time - only God's will gave her back her breath and brought her through this. She has also been suffering an intense UTI and on strong and constant antibiotics for that. Her Lasix dosage was upped from 80 mg. daily to 100 mg. I can't even imagine that high of a dosage for anybody!

She is extremely weak and still has a ways to go before she will be better. She is nearly too weak to be able to talk and her thought process seems to be jeopardized from all the medications.

She has rescinded a DNR directive since this episode. The DNR was only in force at the facility - not the EMT's or the hospital, so they did everything they could to resuscitate her and bring her back among the living. So...she has been given one more chance at life and she says she plans to hang onto it as long as she can.

Just thought perhaps some of you would want to know what the status is with her. Should you want to send her a card or a note to wish her well, I'm sure she'd love to hear from you.

Zelda Hopkins
c/o Joplin Health &Rehab
Room #507; Bed 2
2218 W. 32nd Street
Joplin, MO 64804-3514

Renée G.
Mar 31, 2018

Note from Zelda

Love, Joy, and Blessings to all my friends here on JaP. I miss you all.

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Letizia Tripp
Mar 29, 2018

happy Easter

good morning my friends

how is everybody doing ? ready for Easter ????/

Teresa G
Mar 17, 2018

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Thinking about Zelda and hoping she has a good St. Patrick's Day.

Irish Oatmeal Bread

Anit bent
Feb 23, 2018

things for Zelda

I was just wondering if there is any thing that Zelda could use to make her life easier. maybe books on tape (whatever they call them now days lol) or maybe one of those grabber bar things. I keep thinking about how her eyesight is bad and she only has use of one hand not to mention she is wheel chair bond (this is all my understanding from past post). if you guys that visit her think of any little thing that could make her life a little easier let us all know. we are all pretty smart here I am sure we could "cook up" some things to help her.

Just thinking and thanking you all

Renée G.
Jan 27, 2018

Happy Birthday Zelda - on January 28, 2018

I will use a Publisher Program to print this page exactly as it appears here and send to Zelda - so she will see whatever you have to say to her. ♥ On her behalf...Thank you all for continuing to keep her in your thoughts and prayers. Renee
Dear Zee,
Wishing you all the blessings of the universe as you celebrate this milestone birthday, Sweet Lady.

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Straws Kitchen
Jan 26, 2018

1-25-`18 Went up to see Zelda

The Hubby and I went up to take Zelda an 'early' B-Day present.
She was in a really good mood and feeling good too.
She wanted a few things so she gave me a went to the store and got all items she requested.
Visited awhile and headed back home.
We went early as it's suppose to get bad this weekend and didn't want to wait and then maybe not get to go .
She sends "Hello" to everyone, and love hearing from you.

Teresa G
Jan 21, 2018

Just a Reminder

Zelda's birthday is next Sunday, January 28th.

Zelda Hopkins
c/o Joplin Rehab Center
Room # 507 - Bed 2
2218 West 32nd Street
Joplin, MO 64804-3514


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