My Reason For Getting Into Medical Office Administration Essay

868 Words Jun 2nd, 2016 4 Pages
My reason for getting into Medical Office Administration would have to be, because of Josephine Caballero my grandmother. She is why I would love to get a job working in Geriatrics A branch of medicine that deals with the problems and diseases of old age and aging people. My grandmother was a woman I loved dearly, however she was very sick and crippled she relied on a wheelchair. She became paralyzed at the age of 34 and developed Rheumatoid Arthritis she remained in mobile till she passed at the age of 79. She was the kindest, loving, strong willed woman that I’ve ever known. She lived with my aunt in Long Island, New York. My aunt could no longer take care of her, and my grandmother refused to move to Florida to live with my mother. So we had to put her in a Nursing Home with people who were able to do the things for her, that my family could no longer do. She remained in the Nursing Home for 11 yrs. With her family visiting whenever they could. While in the Nursing Home there were many incidents that took place. That made me feel sad that I could not take care of her. Many times I had to go there to speak with the head nurse about the verbal abuse and the mistreatment that my grandmother and other residents received.
When I moved to Tampa, Florida I took my grandmother with me. She was so happy and loved the Florida sun. I got a job as a dietary aid in a Senior Citizens Home. In this home there were many people with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Even though I never worked…

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