Recently my father got my mom to relent from her usual strange hatred of sliders and she agreed to go to Krystals to pick up the lunch they were going to eat at a park after church.
Dad goes inside the Krystals to get the food. As Sunday afternoon is a slow time, the Krystals only has a couple of people in the back and one lady, 50something years old, working the counter.
As dad goes up to place his order, the lady stops him at one point and goes over to an elderly man who was wandering around and assists him back to a table. She comes back to the counter, but before dad finished placing the order she had to step out and help the elderly man again.
She apologized to dad and explained that the man was her father. Dad told her that he too had had a parent who had Alzheimers and they commiserated a bit. The woman said "back when I had my job I took him to an Alzheimers day care Monday through Friday," but the Alzheimers day care did not operate on weekends.
She said her manager was gone that day. She told dad that she was certain her manager would not allow her to continue bringing her father to work with her much longer. She didn't know what she would do after that.