Caregiving Story

John, My Client

Age:85
Location:South Holland, IL
Cared for by:Nancy Lau
Years of Care:6

 

While working at Resthaven Nursing Home, an aide and I were caring for a man who did not talk much. He was of Irish descent, and I instinctively began singing an old Irish song. John began singing along, and a warm feeling came over me to know that I had helped him connect with us. That is the gift of being a caregiver.

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