Mary’s Second Retirement

Mary’s Second Retirement

When a woman comes down the steps of our Day Center and into the welcoming arms of Elizabeth Gregory Home (EGH), the first person she meets is the receptionist at the front desk. Clients who are greeted with the friendly face of a person who listens and patiently...
Carrie’s Healing Energy

Carrie’s Healing Energy

As s a practitioner of the healing arts, Carrie Lafferty fervently believes in the practices of Qi Gong and focuses on helping people “become more self-aware so [they] can take charge of [their] own transformation.” She brings that goal to her work at EGH, where she...
Mary’s Volunteer Profile

Mary’s Volunteer Profile

Mary Herdell began focusing on helping others at an early age. She entered nursing school at 18, believing that she could make a difference in people’s lives. No familial or religious influence directed her belief; she recognized that helping others is its own reward,...
Andrea’s Last Day

Andrea’s Last Day

I have been volunteering with EGH for five months, and today is my last day. I started out in the kitchen with Valerie, I now work the front desk. I am a senior at the University of Washington in their Public Health program, and part of our capstone is to work at a...
Retirement Hasn’t Slowed Down Jack

Retirement Hasn’t Slowed Down Jack

Many people wonder what retirement will be like. What will they do with unstructured time? What will happen to skills they spent years acquiring? For Jack Irby, after leaving his job as Facilities Director at the Pentagon where he managed a staff of over a thousand...

Pin It on Pinterest