Monthly Archives: June 2013

A day of rest

Although I love, love, love my position as an elderly caretaker, it is really nice to have a day of rest. Last week was a really big week. It was my first week with both clients, plus finishing up at … Continue reading

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Finally earned my keep

Yesterday was a fantastic day. I actually feel as though I did something to earn my keep at my new client’s home. I was able to clean (if just a little), cook, bake and just feel useful! Simple gratitude is … Continue reading

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Hard to leave

It is the end of the week. Sometimes this is difficult for my elderly clients. They get used to having me around and when I am not there they tend to get lonely and confused. I just want to fix … Continue reading

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When your presence really matters

There are many people who question what I do. Wouldn’t you make more money if you worked a corporate job again? What makes you want to be tied down to ‘old people?’ How can you stand to be with people … Continue reading

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Tranquility with a dog

While I miss my Quantum Leap when I am away, I benefit when an elder has a pet that I can supplement love to while I am away from home. Cooper is part of the loving a.m. package and I … Continue reading

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Transition is healthy

It takes some time for elders to adjust to the fact that they need a helping hand. My job is to make certain that they feel the necessary love to know that they have made the right decision by choosing … Continue reading

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A lot to look forward to this week

This week (especially toward the end of the week) has been highly anticipated for the past month. My son has been away doing a month long stint at The Citadel. Besides having clients throughout the day to care for and … Continue reading

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