Betweenthe ages of 18 and 25I worked as a nurse's aide in a skilled nursing facility... more
Betweenthe ages of 18 and 25I worked as a nurse's aide in a skilled nursing facility and also for home health companies. With a strong desire to get a college degree, I enlisted in the Air Force and spend 6 years on active duty from 1989-1995, during Desert Storm. Aftward, I worked as a paralegal in a law firm in south Georgia as a worker's compensation and disability specialist. I knew tha... view profile
My experience as the son of two parents with big health challenges is what led me to... more
My experience as the son of two parents with big health challenges is what led me to the work I do today. My mother has wrestled with Parkinson’s Disease for more than two decades. My father suffered a major stroke in May 2001. For many years, even as I tried to be a loving son to both of them, I began to notice just how little I knew about the larger systems that were playing increasingly... view profile
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