Meet Our CarePartners

Ciera – CarePartner of the Month

Ciera – CarePartner of the Month

Ciera was born in St. Louis. Her mother, Tina Frost, also works at Dolan Memory Care Homes.
Ciera has seven sisters. She has a son, Marquis, who is 7 years old. She is married to her “love of 6 years, Anthony.”
In her spare time Ciera would love to spend the entire day reading a book or hanging with her son. She also enjoys shopping online.
When asked about working at Dolan Homes Ciera said, “I love working with the Residents, just to know that I am able to help someone when they cannot help themselves. It gives me great joy to know I can help someone. Some days it is a blast with the Residents and other days it can be challenging. I love what I do and I love my Residents.”
Tarris – CarePartner of the Month

Tarris – CarePartner of the Month

2016, 2017

Tarris is from St. Louis. She has one sister.
Tarris is a wife and a mother of three. She also has one nephew and two nieces. In her free time, she loves to shop.
Tarris has a sister who works at Dolan and always talked about the homes. She convinced Tarris to come to Dolan. When asked about working in the homes she said, “I love Dolan. I love my house manager and work partners. My Residents give me life.”
Earsalyn – CarePartner of the Month

Earsalyn – CarePartner of the Month

2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Earsalyn is from St. Louis. She was raised by her Grandparents and an Aunt due to the loss of both her parents at a young age. Earsalyn and her husband have 3 children – ages, 20, 18 and 13.
In her free time Earsalyn enjoys entertaining with Family and Friends. She always enjoys family time, playing cards, bowling and family outings.
Earsalyn likes taking care of people and has been in the long term care field for 10 years. A friend who is employed by Dolan Memory Care Homes told her about the company. She applied and liked the community as well. Earsalyn has been with for Dolan for 4 years and has been named a CarePartner of the Month each year.
Dolan made her feel welcome day one. “It has been a good journey these past 4 years. The diversity of the work I do ensures that no day is like any other, and I am always focused on bettering the day with making them (Residents) smile, which makes you feel good when the day is done. It has been nothing but a blessing to work with good workers. The families we meet become more of big family as well”.
“I really enjoy coming to work and helping the Residents everyday that I am here. Sometimes it is a walk through the neighborhood or sitting outside playing catch or just talking. Making somebody smile”.
Carla – CarePartner of the Month

Carla – CarePartner of the Month

2016, 2018

Born and raised in St. Louis, I come from a loving, caring family. I am the eldest of three with 2 younger brothers. I have 2 children, a son and a daughter, and a 3 year old grandbaby.
In my free time I love to read and watch old TV shows. Most of all in free time I love to get my grandbaby, she is my world.
I have been a CNA for over 20 years. I have done private duty and home health care. Taking care of the elderly is my passion. My best friend, told me about Dolan Memory Care Homes. She told me to come on board, because she said I would love the job and no doubt I do!
“I love working at Dolan, it feels like I belong here. The staff is very nice and family oriented. The Residents make you feel loved. They can also show such appreciation when you are caring for them with a smile. Sometimes it is just a hug or a simple conversation. I love them and I extremely love my Dolan Family I feel this is where I need to be, part of the Dolan Memory Care family.”
Valerie – CarePartner of the Month

Valerie – CarePartner of the Month

Valerie is from Fort Bragg, which is located near Fayetteville North Carolina. She has three daughters and one son. Her daughters and their families live in North Carolina, and her son and his family live in Seattle, Washington.
In her free time, Valerie likes to go to the movies. She also enjoys visiting with her extended family.
She started in the healthcare field with her mother. They worked together until her mother became sick and retired.
Valerie enjoys working at Dolan Memory Care Homes. She likes the Residents and their families.
Ayanna – CarePartner of the Month

Ayanna – CarePartner of the Month

Ayanna is from St. Louis. She is the oldest of 6 children; her sisters and brothers are Lesllie, Eliyah, Jaden, Amari, and Milani.
In her free time, Ayanna likes to make clothes and purses. She became interested in Dolan Memory Care Homes because her Mother inspired her. She loves working with the elderly.
Ayanna has a beautiful smile and compassionate personality. She loves her Residents and looks for ways to put a smile on their faces.
Lisa – CarePartner of the Month

Lisa – CarePartner of the Month

Lisa is a native of St. Louis, born and raised here all of her life. She has traveled to every state in the continental United States as a truck driver.
Lisa describes her family, “ immediate family is my husband, Tony, daughter Maria, son Daronte and four beautiful grandkids, Mariah, Tiphani, Torre, and Tyson, who enjoy everyone, every day to the fullest!”
In her free time, Lisa likes spending time with her husband, grandkids and her great nieces. She enjoys, “traveling over the road vacationing when I get the chance.”
A Dolan CarePartner, Yvette, told Lisa about Dolan Homes. She describes working at Dolan, “My co-workers at Mason are A-Ok. We are a small family with quirks and bumps like any family. We look out for each other and work as a team.”
Of her experience at Dolan, Lisa says each day is different. “One day at a time, someone told me; some challenges are easier said than done, but I am blessed to have this experience and respect and honor Dolan Memory Care Homes.”
Felicia – CarePartner of the Month

Felicia – CarePartner of the Month

Felicia is from St. Louis; born at Homer G Phillips Hospital and raised on the northside of St. Louis.
“Writing about my family makes me want to tear up, bittersweet memories, we have endured so much but we are still going strong. I am the second oldest child, 2 girls and 3 boys, born to Pastor Rosalind Moore, who is a cancer survivor along with her young brother.Her other six siblings were not so fortunate. I myself am a fairly healthy mother of 4 children and Nana of 5 grandkids, whom I love to hang out with. Hence they keep me young!”
In her free time, Felicia likes to work out. “Boot camp for life baby !” She also likes to roller skate, throw darts, go to the movies and attempt to shoot pool. She loves to attend church.
Felicia came to Dolan as an opportunity for employment, as well as for the joy she gets out of loving on, caring for and being around the elderly.
Of her experience at Dolan Felicia says it has been truly great. “I have worked with some of the coolest and sweetest co-workers. I have been graced to work under some of the fairest and coolest management personnel and blessed to give care to some of God’s most precious seniors, whom I refer to as an assorted box of chocolates. You never know what you are going to get, but I love them all the same.”
Ayan – CarePartner of the Month

Ayan – CarePartner of the Month

2017, 2018

Ayan is originally from Kenya. She has two brothers who live with her and her mother. She has two half-brothers who are still in Kenya. She said, “Sadly we lost my father last year, I miss him.”
Ayan said that she was looking for a job and her cousin recommended Dolan Homes. She loves working here.
“Working at Dolan has given me experience that has opened my eyes. I’m learning so much every day, from taking care of my Residents to working with other people with different personalities. Because of this job I have found my calling. I am back in school expanding my knowledge in this field. There is sometimes a problem here or there, but it always works out. This is a good place to work.”
Nina – CarePartner of the Month

Nina – CarePartner of the Month

Nina was born in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. She moved to St. Louis when she was 15 years old. Nina and her husband, Ryan, were high school sweethearts. They have been together for 13 years and married for seven years. Nina and Ryan have twins, Mason and Madison.
In her free time Nina and her family like to be outdoors, hunting and fishing or going to a park and hiking. She also enjoys crafting, movies and reading. Nina says her family “is her life.”
Nina came to Dolan Memory Care Homes because she had always thought about helping others, whether that was nursing or volunteering – she wasn’t sure, she just liked taking care of people and making them smile.
She has been at Dolan Memory Care Homes for 5 ½ years. She started as a CarePartner. She stated that she learned she prefers to be more hands-on and transferred to the maintenance department, to see another side of the business, and stay with Dolan Memory Care.
Adelina – CarePartner of the Month

Adelina – CarePartner of the Month

Adelina is from St. Louis. She is the strength of her family. She has four children; a son in college, a son that is a freshman who is a science wiz, a son in the second grade who loves to read and a daughter who is 4 years old and knows sign language and Spanish.
In her free time, Adelina enjoys the outdoors by jogging or skating.
At Dolan Memory Care Homes, Adelina said that it has strengthened her mentally and humbled her. She appreciates the fact that you can grow and within the company. Dolan Memory Care is “…overall is a great place to work for.”
Khadjeh – CarePartner of the Month

Khadjeh – CarePartner of the Month

Khadjeh is from St. Louis. She has three older sisters and two younger brothers; she calls herself the middle child. She also has a three year old son – King.
In her free time, Khadjeh likes to spend time with her family. She also likes to read and travel. She participates through church in feeding the less fortunate.
Khadjeh came to Dolan Memory Care because of her passion for caring for others. She has experience in caregiving.
When asked what she likes about working at Dolan Memory Care, Khadjeh said, “I love working at Dolan. The Residents are so amazing. Caring for them like I would care for my own family and having a support team that comes together.”
Minnie – CarePartner of the Month

Minnie – CarePartner of the Month

Minnie is from St. Louis. She said “I love my city, although there has been trouble everywhere… but I pray for our city”.
She said her family is very fun and they enjoy a good time. They also love helping others. In her spare time, Minnie enjoys riding her bike or skating with her 2 youngest kids.
Minnie found Dolan Memory Care Homes on the internet. She said that after she was hired, “I have been grateful ever since.” She loves working here with her Residents. Her co-workers and Nurse Manager are great. “John [Director of Operations] is a great person and was very understanding when my husband passed away on February 14, 2018. Working here has helped me get through most of the hard days.”
Crystal – CarePartner of the Month

Crystal – CarePartner of the Month

Crystal is from St. Louis where she grew up with 9 brothers and sisters. Some of her siblings live in St. Louis and the rest live in Tennessee. In her free time she likes to spend time with her family.
Crystal came to Dolan Memory Care Homes because one of her sisters was working in a Dolan home. She has been a CarePartner at Dolan for 8 years. She expressed, “it is like a home away from home. I love the Residents, they are like family.”
Tiffany – CarePartner of the Month

Tiffany – CarePartner of the Month

Tiffany is originally from California where she grew up with 8 brothers and sisters. Tiffany has two sons ages 9 and 5. In her free time she enjoys baking with her kids.
When ask about working at Dolan Memory Care Homes Tiffany said, “I always wanted to get into the health care field and one of my friends told me about Dolan.” She continued talking about the environment, “Working at Dolan has opened my eyes to the disease of Alzheimer’s and dementia and how it effects the lives of people. And I like the opportunities to grown within.”
Yvette – CarePartner of the Month

Yvette – CarePartner of the Month

2016, 2018

Yvette was born and raised in St. Louis. She comes from a large family, Mother and Father and 5 girls and 1 boy. Twins run in her family, her Father is a twin and so is Yvette. She has 1 son and says “both of his grandparents are twins.”
Yvette likes to spend her free time with her family and friends. She especially enjoys a movie night.
Yvette heard about Dolan Memory Care from her good friend Laverne. “She liked it so she thought I would also like working here.”
When asked about Dolan she states, “Working with a lot of different people, different personalities is fun. Dolan treats you like family – warm and friendly.”
Tautiana – CarePartner of the Month

Tautiana – CarePartner of the Month

Tautiana is from St. Louis. She describes her family as loving and caring. These are the same traits we see in Tautiana.
In her free time Tautiana enjoys, shopping, sleeping and cleaning. She also enjoys taking care of people.
Tautiana’s mother brought her to Dolan Memory Care because of her compassion and care for the elderly. When asked about working at Dolan Tautiana states, “I love working at Dolan Memory Care Homes. This job was an eye opening for me. It brings me joy because the Residents are loving and fun to be around.”
Danayla – CarePartner of the Month

Danayla – CarePartner of the Month

Danayla is from Marion, Indiana. She is married and has 3 sons, ages 7, 13 and 14. In her free time Danayla likes to read novels and binge watch her family shows.
A friend of hers, Delisa, is a CarePartner at Dolan and suggested she join the team. Delisa had expressed how much she like it, so Danayla applied and the “rest is history”.
Danayla describes working at Dolan: “…is fun and challenging at the same time. The Residents are like your Grandparents, they keep you on your toes at all times.”

Call 314-993-9500 for more information or to schedule a visit.