Each month, we highlight a special caregiver.
Caregivers are nurses, resident assistants, lay people, housekeepers, doctors, hospitality staff and pets. We hope you enjoy our special feature. These individuals (and animals) deserve the spotlight!
In February, we are...
"I know how important cleanliness and sanitation has always been to St. Anne’s Mead. And I do my best with my team every day to live up to that challenge.”
~ Mahogany Trice, Director of Housekeeping
Mahogany Trice joined St. Anne’s Mead in April of 2013 as part of the dining services staff. A devoted mother, daughter and granddaughter, Mahogany is a natural caregiver in every role of her life.
Care is a family affair for Mahogany. “My grandmother was in a nursing home for many years before passing in 2016. We visited her almost every day. Even though I was working two jobs and raising my two children, we were never too busy to visit her. She made such a difference in our lives,” she said.
A dedicated person who rises to life’s challenges, in 2020, Mahogany was promoted to Director of Housekeeping during the Pandemic. “I was not afraid to rise to this challenge. I know how important cleanliness and sanitation has always been to St. Anne’s Mead. And I do my best with my team every day to live up to that challenge.”
Whether serving food or cleaning rooms, Mahogany always takes time to say hello and visit the residents. “It makes such a difference in their day and my day,” she said. Mahogany raised her children, Monah, age 20 and Marktez, age 8 to love and appreciate their grandparents.
Prior to Covid-19, she brought her children to visit St. Anne's Mead and the residents loved them. “My dad has taught us so much about being strong and independent. Even though he lost both legs after retiring from a 30-year career at GM, he is still going strong, enjoys life and loves his family.”
Mahogany believes we can all learn from each other, regardless of age, and looks forward to a strong future with St. Anne's Mead.