Hey, I’m Shana and I’m the Founder of Grace Care Solutions.
But before we go into that, I want to share why this came to be. When I was nine years old, my grandmother was diagnosed with colon cancer. My world was turned upside-down, a feeling I’m sure you can relate to. My family and I became a brigade of sponge-bathers and bed-changers.
The darker parts of this time are never far from my mind, but I also remember the good parts just as well. I guess the good outweighed the bad because we’re here, but I also wanted to be a part of the solution, to make the bad parts smaller and hopefully disappear.
I turned to a blank page in a new chapter and became a professional caregiver. This experience showed me how to care for people outside of my immediate family. I didn’t understand the unique challenges that would come my way, when certain residents reminded me of my grandmother. They motivated me to be better, to do better, and now I get to provide that same care and compassion to so many older adults in our community.
In October of 2019, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. This time, I was the one in the hospital bed with a care team of my own, tending to my condition all hours of the day. This time, I was the patient. Then in March of 2020, I was excited to receive treatment, but chemotherapy was not a big fan of the pandemic. These days in the hospital were spent alone, isolated from those I loved.
This gave me a new understanding of what our clients endure every day. My journey has come full circle, as a patient, caregiver, nurse, and manager, my understanding of people, empathy, and compassion has evolved. Because of this understanding, I knew I needed to start a movement that would involve providing exceptional care to families experiencing the pain of cancer care, and those who need care at home.
Grace Care Solutions was the product of my career, and using our holistic care philosophy, our team will provide you and your loved ones with peace of mind, safety, and love. Outside of what a traditional home care company offers, we offer:
- Individual Care Kits contain activities your caregiver and loved one can enjoy, such as games, puzzles, and seasonal craft activities.
- Family Portal lets you and your loved one quickly find details about their care, schedules, invoices, and important updates. Make payments and view billing history. Through secure messaging, getting in touch with the care team is simple. See who cared for your loved one and what care they were provided during a visit.
- Personalized prepaid spending card at no additional cost. Caregivers can pick up groceries and take your loved ones on outings while eliminating the exchange of cash and bank or debit cards. This provides peace of mind and enhanced safety and security for both our clients and caregivers.
I am consistently humbled by the interactions my caregivers have with each of our clients. Seeing every outing, every step, and every ice cream cone it makes my heart flutter. I welcome the opportunity to chat if you’re interested in learning more and to learn about your family’s needs.
Thank you for reading my story, Shana
License number: HC 6012
Grace Care Solutions offers non-medical in-home caregiving services for those looking to connect seniors with the care they need. We see it every day: family caregivers find themselves overwhelmed – burnt out even. They want the best for their loved one, but it’s a challenge to juggle their own lives while still trying to provide the care their senior needs. You don’t have to do this alone. Rely on our team to support your family throughout the entire care spectrum. Rest assured, we have many years of experience behind us matching your senior with the care they need. Our caregivers are highly trained and carefully vetted before hiring, to ensure you get the most qualified, trusted care possible.
Our goal is to help older adults live independently within their own homes while providing them – and their families — with peace of mind. Let Grace Care Solutions match your loved one with the best senior care provider that can meet all their unique needs. We make it possible for your loved one to continue living with dignity and privacy in the security and comfort of their own homes thanks to our trained professional in-home caregivers.