We started Abiding Joy to create the services with a personal touch that we would want available to our own family.
Karen graduated from from nursing school with a bachelors degree in 1995. During nursing school she worked as a certified nursing assistant, gaining invaluable experience with seniors. Since then she has worked in a variety of settings including the emergency department, oncology and surgical units in hospitals, skilled nursing home, and assisted livings. A walk through Abiding Joy reveals Karen's skills in sewing and quilting, she also enjoys biking and swimming.
Dave has a MBA and spent many years as an assisted living manager. He loves owning his own business where he can focus on providing superior care. Dave enjoys cooking, fishing, watching sports and working out at the YMCA.
Our children have reached the fun ages of 10 and 12. They are both competitive swimmers with MARS. They enjoy playing games, reading, biking, and sewing. Our son has played piano for 6 years and has started playing at area independent livings, he is also active in boy scouts and hopes to attain eagle rank in a few years. Our daughter is incredibly creative, loves crafts, baking and enjoys playing guitar.