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Helping seniors was a path I totally embraced after a long career in marketing with positions in advertising and public relations. I was seeking something that was of service to people on a deeper level. I have always admired and respected our elders as they have so much to teach us and I believe we are here to help others. So, I signed up with a company two years ago and began my journey of working with seniors and the disabled. With a background in communications, I am an excellent conversationalist and skilled at picking up on non-verbal clues. I truly enjoy being with seniors and always love listening to their stories. While I am an engaged companion, I am very aware that I am there as a caregiver to that person and do my best to fulfill whatever needs I can fulfill. From the usual tasks of help with tasks of daily living, I am attentive to small kindnesses such as brushing hair and lotion on the back. If you asked any of the companies I have or do work for, they would tell you that I am punctual, extremely reliable, honest and kind. And, if you asked any of the more than 50 people I have helped along the way, they would tell you that I genuinely cared about them, their families and making their lives a little more happy and comfortable. I am very patient and resourceful, having frequently worked with folks who have some degree of memory impairment. Also patience with those who may not have memory issues, but set in their ways and honoring that. I believe that my personal achievement I am most proud of in doing this work is that I always go that extra mile for each individual in each situation. I