I became a caregiver to help the elderly, I saw that their was a need to assist the elderly many years ago in my community. In 2002 I began a working for a Day center for people with Alzhemiers and I loved it I had a chance to coordinate the center with the help of some other people we opened the center so that the elderly could have a place to go that would help give the family a break but to also help the elderly get out and have some fun with people their own age. While I worked doing that during the day I would go out to some of the clients homes to take care of them at night and own the weekend it became a second nature for me. I love people in general I am a people person but its something about the elderly that makes me go above and beyond for them ,they bring a certain light to your day. Being able to assist them with the little things give me joy and most of them are just looking for someone to talk to not really needing you for nothing but compassion and a listening hear. I am mostly proud of me going back to school to become a social worker and I really would like to put that to use to assist elderly who are in need of help with anything to make thier lives much easier. I am a medical assistant at Ochsner Hospital now and I have over 18 yearrs in the medical field I am a very passionate person who takes proud in what i do and I love giving back to my community and promoting good health habits for people of all ages.
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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