Bringing Care to the Community

Episode 2 November 15, 2021 00:18:47
Bringing Care to the Community
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Bringing Care to the Community
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Show Notes

As a teenager, Jamie Stokley became the caregiver for her mother and was determined to make sure that her mom lived a full life in spite of any health challenges. While navigating the health system, she realized the many gaps that existed. This experience led her to pursue a career in healthcare to help educate and support other families. Through Jamie's work she leads a staff of home health aides who provide direct in-home service to the elderly and disabled. Additionally, she has an advocacy organization that provides financial and social needs navigation to the clients as well. Listen as she shares about how she uses her own personal story to be a catalyst for change as she brings care to the community.

At a young age Mica Saunders developed a reverence and understanding of the elderly thanks to her mom taking her to work with her at an assisted living home. Mica's early exposure inspired her to create her own business Moxie Movez, where she does brain games and physical activity with the elderly to help them keep their mojo and stamina. Her knowledge and passion for this field equipped her to navigate her own personal caregiving journey with both of her grandmothers who were diagnosed with Alzheimer's. Mica shares how she was able to have patience and

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