San Francisco, Sol assisted those who needed help, including seniors. Two jobs
were in convalescent homes, and her last job was in a hospice facility. She
first experienced one-on-one care – similar to Home Instead Senior Care – in
one of her two final Bay Area jobs. Read more...
Elizabeth, a former
private-duty caregiver, is healthy now but endured two battles with thrombotic
thrombocytopenic purpura. TTP is a blood disorder that causes blood clots to
form in small blood vessels and leads to a low platelet count. One bout came
before she joined Home Instead Senior Care the first time, and one came after
she left the franchise. Read more...
sees her Home Instead clients as family, and her assistance and encouragement
comes from the heart just as it did for her grandmother. “I try to help people
to the best life they can have on that particular day. When challenges arise,
I’ll say, ‘Let’s just see what we can do,’ ” said RoseAnn, who takes a
faith-based approach to assisting her clients. “I like to point out the first
of the four core values that Home Instead co-founders Lori and Paul Hogan wrote
years ago, ‘(Our objective is) to honor God in all we do.’ By myself, I pray
for each of my clients. I also ask myself, ‘Am I the Jesus they need today?’ ” Read more...
The perpetually upbeat
Sallie has been a CAREGiver for more than 11 years and insisted she loves her
job more than ever. “I am one of the longest-tenured CAREGivers at the
franchise. I get up every morning wanting to go to work. I’ve been blessed with
so many wonderful clients. My first client was 89 when I joined her, and she
passed away at age 94. The clients become part of my family. When my current
clients celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Easter Sunday,
they insisted that I come,” Sallie said. Read more...
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