…,” says Veronica. “My sister, who had been caring for them, was diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer. I saw the need and had the desire. In my heart, I felt I was the chosen one. The joy comes from being around them, getting their wisdom, and hearing the stories they share with me.” There are of course challenges with working a full-time job and being the primary caregiver for two aged individuals in a house that is not handicapped accessible. But Veronica is all smiles when talking about her family.
“It has to be the grace of God that gives me the strength and endurance to continue to care for them. They did that for me. I’m just giving back.”