Manager OF NY office
I think that I first became interested in helping older seniors when I became a caregiver for my grandmother back in the early 1990’s. It was not difficult to think about wanting to help her, because I loved her so much, but it did get me to thinking about serving others in this way. To be able to help senior friends to live their lives in their own homes for as long as they could, but with the help that they needed for things like laundry, meal preparation and grocery shopping, was very appealing to me, as well as to provide the companionship that they longed for so they were not lonely. When my sister Patty approached me about the idea of managing a branch of her agency in my area of New York, it was a perfect fit for me! These older seniors in our community are a part of our history. Many of them have amazing stories to tell, and I love for them to share about their lives with me, and now, with our Above and Beyond team. We want them to know that they matter, and bringing joy to them, brings joy to me!