Tracey is one of our longest standing CAREGivers celebrating her 10th anniversary with us in fall 2018! Tracey has the best sense of humour and always finds a way to bring joy to her clients.
Why did you decide to become a CAREGiver
I worked for years in an office environment and decided to try something new and different. I have been working at Home Instead for a long time now and enjoy my job very much.
What are your fondest memories?
I think some of my happiest moments would be the joy you see when they are with you and doing something they love , music or being read to. One of my clients did the same thing for hours at a time. He wouldn't join activities or really talk , now he joins in almost everything and loves to have conversations with everyone and he loves to sing so we are singing almost everyday I'm with him. So this is one very happy moment for me.
What advice woudl you give a new CAREGiver?
My advice would be treat people the way you would like your loved one treated. Be yourself I think we all have something special to give.
What are your hobbies?
On my days off I like to read and spend time with friends and family. I also enjoy volunteering at my legion.
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