“To care for those who once cared for us is one of the highest honors”. Growing up, I was extremely close to my Grandparents. Most of my favorite childhood memories involve holidays at their house, gardening with them and eating my Grandma’s “famous” Veggie Burgers. Even as a teenager when hanging out with your Grandparents probably wasn’t “cool”, I loved being with them. I remember when my Grandpa started showing signs of dementia. It was devastating. Here was this amazing man who volunteered at church, could fix anything, was the taxi driver for his Grandchildren, and he was needing help. One afternoon while driving him to a doctor’s appointment, I remember him getting tears in his eyes and telling me that he was scared. I held his hand and told him that I would be there for him as he was always there for me. It really is the greatest honor that I get to help care for those who once cared for us. I am blessed to be able to hold hands with the seniors in our area and let them know that I will be there for them.
“Make a dent in the Universe” After 25+ years in the Corporate Hospitality Industry, I’m excited to be a part of something that truly improves the lives of others. Changing careers later in life was a huge decision. I knew I made the right decision when I met my first client and her family and knew that I could make their lives a little easier. They say children learn from example. I was taught that people pray before meals, marriages last, people work hard and you treat others the way you want to be treated. This was taught by my parents and grandparents. I remember driving tractors with my Grandpa Gassman. That gave me a great appreciation for working hard and supplying for your family. I had more time with my Grandpa Brockway. We could talk about cars forever, especially his Olds 49, and he taught me to be inventive in my home repairs. I cherish these memories. It’s my hope that I can help other families create memories like these.
“Treat others with Dignity and Respect”. I’ve always believed in putting others above yourself and working at Home Instead Senior Care allows me to do this every day. I get the privilege of meeting prospective clients and helping them understand that there are options available to help them remain in their home. As Client Care Coordinator, I work closely with the Clients to make sure their needs are being met. Before joining Home Instead Senior Care in 2016, I was a Caregiver for 14 years and understand the importance of the Client-Caregiver relationship. Sometimes a Caregiver is the only person a Client will see and for a little part of each day, a Caregiver can bring great joy to a Client.
Macy joined Home Instead Senior Care in October 2019 and has been working full-time with multiple different clients. She is an extremely hard worker that will work any shift and seems to never run out of energy while providing excellent care for her clients. She enjoys her job so much, she does not see it as a job, but a passion that she gets to do every day for a living. Outside of work, she hangs out with her English Bulldog, Hagrid, and family, who she would do absolutely anything and everything for. She also loves movies and trying new food.
Nick is a pleasure to work with. He is always positive. He is personable and professional. Being a male caregiver is a big plus for us, since he's able to talk sports etc....