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Roland Park Place nursing assistant named one of the nation's most caring

Roland Park Place nursing assistant named one of the nation's most caring

"I love my residents," declared Dawn Lamb, now in her 19th year as a geriatric nursing assistant at the Roland Park Place continuing care retirement community. For Lamb, 52, the love she gives to assisted living residents as a dedicated and caring aide — and the love she gets back — is what keeps her going professionally in a job that requires aides to assist residents with daily activities ranging from getting dressed to taking their medications. It also requires a lot of patience, as well as the inner strength to deal cheerfully with an aging population for whom death could come at any time. "If you're doing this for a paycheck, you're in the...

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