Hi. My name is Priscilla and I live in Vallejo, CA. My years of experience as a caregiver is 11 years.
How did you get into caregiving?
I became a caregiver when I took care of my grandfather who had Alzheimer's and my grandmother who had diabetes.
What advice would you provide to a new caregiver?
My advice to the new caregiver will be, the most important is you have to have a compassion and love to your job and make assurance to the people, the rest of the family that you will take care of their loved ones so that way, they will also have piece of mind that their father or their mother are in good hands. That is the most important thing that you have to show to the person that you are taking care of.
Who is one of your most memorable clients?
The client that I will never forget is Mary. She was my first client and we both learned a lot of things every day because we've been getting on taking care of her. She also teaches me a lot of her experience in life. I was treated like her own daughter even though her daughters are around. She include me as adopted daughter and I sincerely can't forget my first experience.