Lifelong Careers in Long Term Care

April 21, 2022

It’s National Careers in Aging Week. Caregivers in long term care have excelled at providing care for seniors, especially throughout COVID-19.

Some caregivers have not only gone above and beyond during the pandemic – they’ve dedicated their entire lives to providing exceptional care for seniors in nursing homes and assisted living communities. 

See three stories of hardworking heroes who have dedicated their careers to the service of seniors: 

“We wouldn’t be here” without her

Mary Hannover has served at Good Samaritan Society Nursing Home in Algona, Iowa for 55 years and counting. Since the opening of the facility in 1966, Mary has seen it grow and evolve for over half her life. Read the full story here → 

A lifelong passion 

Kenyatta Wade describes working in long term care as her “lifelong passion.” The Director of Nursing at Woodcrest at Blakeford at Green Hills in Nashville, Tennessee has spent the past 12 years caring for seniors, and expects to spend the rest of her career doing so. Read the full story here → 

Honoring 25 years of dedicated service

The staff and residents at Heritage Hall in Leesburg, Virginia honored Lynn Winemiller, the nursing director of the facility, for her 25 years of dedicated service to seniors. Read the full story here →