May 23, 2020

I Am Not a Home Health Aide

I didn’t train to be a home health aide and I don’t have a certificate to work as one, but recently I did an eight hour shift because there was no one else. The job of a home health aide is simple yet complex.
May 23, 2020

How Not to Become Lost in Caregiving During a Pandemic

May 23, 2020

I Live With My Mother

There’s tension, enjoyment, worry, and love That all are constant and flow like the tide
May 22, 2020

The Power of Love In Turbulent Times

Still, I have to be at her home by 10 am ready to receive the food tray, with a mask and gloves on. I have to wash all the containers with soap and warm water and reheat at a high temperature, all the food coming from any outside sources.
May 22, 2020

Listen During Trying Times

Listening. I believe that listening this is one quality that I have been able to handle with a certain degree of expertise throughout my life. I am what they call a good listener. Now more than ever listening has become a valuable tool for those who take care of loved ones.
May 21, 2020

We Are In This Together

In March, our conversations were focused on personal protective equipment, infection prevention and control policies and how we as a team could protect our caregivers from being exposed to the virus as much humanly possible.