I also cheerlead for caregiving because of its ability to create enduring connections with people. It is an opportunity to turn a chance visit into a changed and expanded horizon. I cheerlead the deep sense of personal accomplishment caregiving brings to each encounter, every elder, and every day.
In 2020 we are at the intersection of daring and caring. The new statistics demand more and more skillfully trained caregivers to ease the Burden of Care for the elders we serve now and those requiring our support in the coming years.