Empathy Key for Caregiver of the Year

The role of a caregiver is to provide assistance to elderly clients, but the key to doing the job well is empathy. “As a good caregiver, you have to be patient and understanding and have compassion, but being able to empathize is vital,” says LCS Northwest’s Ninibeth De Castro. She was recently named Caregiver of…

Family Center Receives Award for Innovative Health Program

Recognized for its innovative services, Familias Unidas was honored with a “ChangeMaker” award for its Promotoras de Salud (Community Health Workers) program that uses unique strategies to improve health in the Latino community. The award was presented this summer at the Edge of Amazing Community Health Summit in Everett. The summit was hosted by the…