GNA Jobs and Careers: A How-To Guide

This blog explains the differences between CNA and GNA and describes how to choose the right GNA classes, sign up for the GNA exam, get your GNA license, and find the best GNA jobs.

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Taking the GNA test, even if you missed it, in 3 easy steps

So, it has been over a year since you graduated from a Maryland GNA training program. You’ve studied so hard and you are finally ready to take the Board of Nursing exam to finally receive your license. The only problem is, the board wouldn’t allow you to take the exam ...

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By working in "Caregiver for Seniors" jobs, I learned to stop and smell the roses

Most of my clients have told me that they regretted playing it safe throughout their lives. It's been a privilege to serve as a caregiver for seniors and I want their wisdom to encourage me to try new things. I want to take time to see the world. I want to protect time for my family and friends. I’ve already started and you can do it too.  What I learned from working as a caregiver for seniors is to “stop and smell the roses” every single day.

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9 Ways to Make More Money as a CNA or Caregiver: Client Referrals to Caregiver Jobs (#3 of 9)

Our series about how to earn more money as a caregiver continues. In this post, we examine another way for caregivers, including CNAs, GNAs, PCAs, and others, to make more money by getting extra hours.

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Are Caregiver Jobs the Answer to the American Dream for African Home Health Aides?

Dr. Cati Coe is a Ph.D. anthropologist who has recently completed research on the experiences of African immigrants working in caregiver jobs on the East Coast. African immigrants working in caregiver jobs experience social and political inequality in their everyday lives and caregiver jobs. Dr. Cati Coe is the author of The New American Servitude: Political Belonging among African Immigrant Home Care Workers, released earlier in 2019. That's why we asked Dr. Cati to share some of the insights that she gained through her research; she chose to share Elizabeth's story.

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