When my grandfather was
diagnosed with cancer, my grandparents moved into my family’s in-law
apartment. As his disease
progressed he was in and out of the hospital,
which took a toll on him both physically and emotionally. Every hospital stay
brought feelings of unrest for him as he wanted to be home in familiar
surroundings. With the help of caregivers, we were able to keep my Papa at home
with us the last few months of his life. Having
that assistance made a huge impact on his
ability to stay home, and provided
respite for my family. He passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family.
I was touched by the compassion, professionalism, and
consistency of his caregiver team, and I
knew as an adult I wanted to pay it forward to
others. I became a caregiver and had the opportunity to form amazing
relationships with clients and their families. Being able to provide assistance
to others that was so important to my family during a time of need is one of my
proudest accomplishments. In my new role, I look forward to assisting clients,
their families and our caregivers from the administrative side of the business
to provide the highest quality of care.
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