Month: June 2017

Cuts Hurt California

Carolyn Haines – Roseville, CA

My name is Carolyn Haines and I am an in-home care provider in Roseville, CA. I care for my 45-year-old daughter Candy, who endured a catastrophic accident at a very early age. Medicaid funds California’s in-home care program… Read More

Wanda Quinones – Bakersfield, CA

My name is Wanda Quinones and I live in Bakersfield, CA where I care for my adult son, Josue, who lives with cerebral palsy. I chose home care for Josue because I wanted him to feel safe and… Read More

Lidia Rodriguez – Turlock, CA

My name is Lidia Rodriguez, and I first became a home care provider when my teenage son was the victim of a violent crime 14 years ago. A gunshot wound left him paralyzed and I needed to help… Read More

Gloria Orduna – Irvine, CA

My name is Gloria Orduna and I have been a caregiver through IHSS, California’s Medicaid-funded home care program, since 2008. I care for my mother. My mother lives with many health conditions, including heart problems, high blood pressure,… Read More

Kesha Haynie – Magalia, CA

My name is Kesha Haynie and I live in Magalia, CA. I have been an in-home caregiver since 2008 and I currently care for my client, Mary, who is 87 and lives in Chico. I have cared for… Read More

Angie Nguyen – Garden Grove, CA

My name is Angie Nguyen and I am an IHSS provider in Garden Grove, CA. I’ve worked as caregiver ever since my father got bone cancer in 2012 – I left my job in insurance to care for… Read More

Cheryl Sevier – El Cajon, CA

My name is Cheryl Sevier and I’m an in-home care provider in El Cajon, CA. I took care of my grandmother for the last five months of her life, and I’ve taken care of my current client, Betty,… Read More

Christine Baur – Tehachapi, CA

My name is Christine Baur and I am a caregiver through California’s Medicaid-funded home care program, IHSS. I live in Tehachapi, CA with my 22-year-old daughter, Delaina. When Delaina was in second grade, an undiagnosed tumor in her… Read More

Judy Perez – La Habra, CA

My name is Judy Perez and I am an in-home caregiver for my 32-year-old stepson, Stephen, in La Habra, CA. I have taken care of him since he was 11 years old. Stephen has myotonic dystrophy, a disease… Read More

Willie Jean Bruce – Wildomar, CA

My name is Willie Jean Bruce. I’ve been a caregiver for my 51-year-old daughter, Lisa, since 2012. We live in Wildomar, CA. Lisa lives with a genetic condition called Osteogenesis Imperfecta, otherwise known as Brittle Bone Disease. She… Read More