Hi, my name is Lashanna. I stay in San Fransico, CA and I've been a caregiver for four years.
How did you get into caregiving?
I became a caregiver because I took care of my father, he was sick and I took care of him for two years.
What advice would you provide to a new caregiver?
My advice to a new caregiver will be to tell them to try to have the best day they can and not to get so frustrated when something real hard, step outside for a minute, breathe in and out, try not to be so stressful, and say you know, make the patients feel as comfortable as possible.
Who is one of your most memorable clients?
A client I will never forget is Toby. He's made my day so good and I made his days really, really good for him through the hardest times. He still stayed strong and tall and smiling through it all but I admit I had some good times with him.