Rick, 71

What can you teach someone else? “We are all going to fail at times. Whether it’s more or less, bigger or…

Maria Teresa, 83

“Last year, my daughter-in-law asked me if I would go to Nicaragua. My granddaughter goes to Notre Dame, where they…

Mary Ellen, 84

“I have a very nice boyfriend who is also retired. He’s 89. We’ve been dating for about five years. A…

Karren, 51

(2/2) If you could change something about your work what would it be? “I don’t think I would change anything…

Karren, 51

What’s the best thing about being a CNA? “Everything. I mean, it’s challenging but it’s also rewarding in so many…

Sheena, 35

“I never planned on becoming a CNA. In the high school where I’m from, you can take vo-tech [vocational-technical] classes…

Sam, 26

“Some people aren’t in it for the right reasons. I tell them you have to be there for your residents–not…

Wendell, 49

If you could change something about your work, what would it be? “That’s a hard question. Maybe if elders could…

Wendell, 49

(1/2) How did you become a CNA? “My grandfather was in a VA [facility] and he had a good end…

Sherry, 48

(2/2) If you could change something about your job, what would it be? “I think the amount of patients we have…