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Ignacio Lacandazo (Ace)

 
Ignacio Lacandazo (Ace)

Position: Caregiver

Organization: Attentive Home Care

 

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Ace has been a loyal caregiver with Attentive Home Care for over 10 years. Prior to his experience with AHC, Ace managed a dry cleaning store for 8 years and had a brief stint as an Uber and Lyft driver. He discovered his passion for caregiving when his longtime boss, whom he was close with, passed away due to cancer. It made him realize that he wanted to care for the elderly and serve those in need. Ace describes himself as a friendly, hard-working, and compassionate person, who puts the needs of others before his own. Outside of work, Ace enjoys playing sports like basketball, volleyball, and bowling. He is also active with youth organizations at his church, and is a regular choir member. Family is most important to Ace, who shares a strong bond with his siblings. He believes his compassion for his clients sets him apart. He is also skilled in transporting clients and gives extra attention to their personal care needs. Ace explains that working as a longtime caregiver taught him to be patient and loyal. He has learned so much from his experiences and is grateful for them. Ace enjoys working with AHC because he thinks the staff is friendly and communicates well. He feels that there is always someone to count on at the office when he needs help. Ace recalls the numerous interactions he has with clients, and states that it warms his heart when he is able to make them laugh, knowing that he managed to brighten their day.


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