Michelle doesn't believe it was 'by chance' that she found Home Instead Senior Care one day on the internet. "I came across a Home Instead advertisement during a job search. I just need to get out and do something I am passionate about, where I can have a blast. When I saw Home Instead, I thought to myself, 'This is up my alley.' I did my homework on the company and loved what I saw. I learned why Paul and Lori Hogan founded the company in 1994. They helped a grandmother but also needed someone to help them. They met a need and continue to do so with this company." Read more...
has now three clients, including two 24/7 overnight situations and one weekend
morning client. Her first client passed away in January 2017 after Claudia had
cared for her only 2½ months. Claudia explained, “She knew I cared for her, and
she’d often ask me to not leave her alone because she didn’t want to die by
herself. I promised her: ‘I will be there.’ Sure enough, I walked into my shift
that fateful Sunday morning, and 13 minutes into my shift, while I was standing
at the foot of her bed, she took her last breath.” Read more...
other regular client lives in an independent living facility with her brother.
“She is sharp and very sweet, but she cannot walk and is confined to a
wheelchair. I help her with dressing and personal care, including showering,”
Virginia explained. “I’ve had her four to five months. She likes the
companionship, loves to talk and loves to color. Memory is starting to become a
problem for her brother, but he has been helping her. Both of them are pleasant
– he is a gentleman who opens the door
for me.” Read more...
addition to being a CAREGiver, Claudine also is a family caregiver. “My
80-year-old dad is not doing well, and that is why I moved back to Texas. My
mother is getting worn down trying take care of him. I live two minutes away
from them. Dad has diabetes and congestive heart failure. He has had heart
troubles since he was in his 30s,” Claudine said. Read more...
recalling her road to becoming a Home Instead Senior Care employee in June 2015
and later being honored as a CAREGiver of the Month, Karon recalled: “After
getting settled in following my move to Round Rock in 2011, I had nothing to
do. I was retired. Boredom set in for me. I thought I was going to lose my
mind. I had been looking for employment possibilities at hardware-related
retail stores. Then I saw the Home Instead car. Read more...
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