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Family Caregivers Unite!

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November 23rd 2010:America’s Family Caregiver Award 2010

Joyce Scott is the winner of 2010 national Family Caregiver of the Year Award. Leann Reynolds is President of Homewatch CareGivers. Joyce says what being named the Family Caregiver of the Year for 2010 means to her, describes her experience with family caregiving, and explains how it began. She talks about her family’s tradition of family caregiving. She describes the problems of the people for whom she is family caregiver and others for whom she also provides care. Leann talks about her own experience with family caregiving. She describes what the Family Caregiver of the Year award brings to

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Leann Reynolds

Leann Reynolds is President of Homewatch CareGivers. Appointed President in 2006, she’s doubled the organization in size. She guides its strategic direction, manages the leadership team, and fosters the overall company culture. Prior to becoming President, she owned and operated her own Homewatch CareGivers franchise in Portland, Oregon, which opened in the summer of 2003. Working in this business gave her a real understanding of and compassion for the day-to-day lives of Franchise Partners, fueling her passion for creating a support-focused franchising organization. Prior to 2003, she worked for several large technology companies such as Hewlett Packard and EDS. She holds the BS of Business
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Joyce Scott

Joyce Scott is the winner of 2010 national Family Caregiver of the Year Award. She lives in Marysville, Wash., is retired and cares primarily for her husband David. She’s 66 and he’s 68. She suffers from Type-II Diabetes and recently overcame lung cancer. He also suffers from Diabetes. She also cares for her homeless brother Russell, 52. Because of the exceptional care that Joyce provides David and Russell, she was awarded the 2010 Family Caregiver of the Year by Homewatch CareGivers. Her story has been widely featured. She says that she keeps busy and stays positive by participating in her Happy Hatters Club, which she helped create with the women in her neighborhood. The women meet each w
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