By working as a caregiver for seniors, 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.
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.
Caregiver Jobs & the American Dream: An African Immigrant Experience
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.
9 Ways to Make More Money as a CNA: Get More Hours! (#1 of 9)
This is a 9-part series on how to make more money as a CNA, Caregiver, Home Health Aide, Personal Care Aide, or other type of Caregiver. This part describes how CNA and caregivers can make more money by working in caregiver jobs at more than one senior care or healthcare company at the same time to get the most hours possible.