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Staff Spotlight: Hospice CNA Amanda Mikkelsen

Staff Spotlight: Hospice CNA Amanda Mikkelsen

How long have you been a CNA? What inspired you to get into this line of work? I have been a CNA for nine years. I started out as a caregiver and I wanted to expand my skill set and help more people. That’s what led me to get my CNA license. I worked in a memory care...

Connection key to living with COPD

According to Gloria McClain, the period before receiving support services from CareOregon was one of the loneliest and darkest times of her life. “For a long time, I didn’t think anyone was listening, and that is what scared me the most,” says McClain, “No one knew my...

Washington County’s COAST helps families find solutions

Complex problems require well-coordinated solutions, and for residents of Washington County, the Collaborative Older Adult Solutions Team (COAST) is working to identify and implement solutions to even the most difficult situations. COAST works with adults, their...