I Work In Health Care

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    18 Years

    In the early 1980s I started working in nursing homes as a nurse aide. I just kind of fell into the job, because where I lived then, there weren't many jobs available. I worked for four years as a med aide, then quit healthcare for some years. I got back into it in the 1990s...
    IanMatthew IanMatthew
    56-60, M
    Aug 14, 2010

    Med Aide

    As I said in a previous article, I've worked as a med aide in a group home for mentally challenged adults since April. I don't talk down to them. I talk to them like I would to anyone else. After all, they're mentally challenged, not stupid. One of my uncles was 'slow', as...
    IanMatthew IanMatthew
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Oct 15, 2010
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