The Life of a Home Care Worker

Caregiving requires a level of emotional sophistication often associated with higher-paying jobs

Written by:

Jeffrey W. Grossman


September 1, 2017

Meet Diane, an exceptionally gifted caregiver who felt called to home health work.

An op-ed published in the Virginian-Pilot shares a thoughtful vignette of a real-life caregiver and highlights the hard emotional work of this vocation.

Diane became a caregiver because she found it fulfilling. Her clients and their families love her because of her kind and understanding nature—but many are perhaps unaware of the challenges and decisions that Diane faces on a daily basis.

Read on to catch a glimpse of Diane’s day.