When I became a Caregiver, starting in the Fall of 2008, I was a tiny bit nervous but never doubtful of my career path. I was in the process of shifting away from a very art and sales oriented life to one of serving seniors and their families -- directly, whole-heartedly. Never looking back, I've stepped into on of the most wonderful life choices I've ever made. I feel very privileged to have served in so many homes, assisted living environments, and hospitals. I still remember so many faces and names, shared moments and stories -- in some cases -- delicious food recipes! I enjoy being a Caregiver, even now, because it allows me a rare window into the life of a soul I otherwise hadn't even known before. Being able to listen to stories which so often inspire and motivate, making one appreciate the complexities of one's own approaching senior years, is priceless and eternally rewarding. And -- seeing any senior feel hopeful again and less lonely from companionship care is always a wonderful thing! I am most proud of serving a very difficult case -- an elderly blind man who often struggled with conversing in English, versus German. He served in WWII as a radio translator, outwitting the Nazis and found his niche as a salesman and writer. When I stepped in as this man's Caregiver, some years back, he was depressed and struggling to still accept his recent blindness in both eyes. There was this one afternoon where all he was doing was crying, mourning his late wife of many y
Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.
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