Member Spotlight: Marty Ciesielski of Buchanan County Health Center – Lexington Estate

October 26, 2023

Marty Ciesielski, a housekeeper at Buchanan County Health Center – Lexington Estate, enjoys talking with residents and putting a smile on their faces.

How did you get started in the long-term care (LTC) profession?

I noticed a job opening as a housekeeper.

What do you like most about working in long-term care?

The things I like the most are the residents and people I work with; we all work well together.

What would you tell others to encourage them to consider a career in long-term care?

Have heart and be willing to go out of your way to talk to residents and put a smile on their face.

What lessons have you learned working in long-term care that also help you outside of work?

I have learned to listen and to be caring to everybody.

When you’re not at work, what do you enjoy doing?

I enjoy spending time with my grandkids, working on my pool and gardening.

What is your favorite quote?

“Life is too short; live everyday like it’s your last day.”

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