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Working in Senior Living... Wish I Discovered MRC Sooner

My Calling and Passion

I wish I would have found senior living 20 years ago. Why? Working for MRC has become my calling and one true passion as I strive to serve seniors. I started as a part-time concierge at Crestview, and then moved to The Langford to begin a role as a Lead Concierge. As new and exciting opportunities arose, I eventually became a marketing assistant and have recently transitioned into a sales counselor.

Serving Seniors-Rewarding Career

Something that started as a part-time job for me 3 years ago, has turned into a vocation and purpose: serving seniors.  I love my new journey because it doesn’t feel like I am working. “If you love what you do, it will never feel like you have worked a day in your life.” I have found this statement to be true. I get to make a difference each and every day, and overall, the impact that I have on helping families, as well as their loved ones, is the most rewarding opportunity I could have ever asked for.

An Organization that Appreciates

One thing I have noticed that is different while employed by MRC, is their recognition and appreciation for their employees, even the smallest things are appreciated.  MRC is a faith-based company which empowers Christians like myself to openly speak, pray and minister to fellow residents and coworkers.  We always start our leadership meeting with a prayer. How awesome is that? Our mission is inspired by Matthew 7:12 “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you”

I am here because I love my new calling.  As much as I have poured out myself to serve residents, they have also poured back into me, allowing me to gain great wisdom, amazing stories and lifetime friendships.  I love, love, love my purpose that has been uncovered in the world of seniors.

I only wish I had discovered MRC sooner.

~Amelia Garcia, Senior Living Counselor at MRC The Langford for Assisted Living & Memory Support

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