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CARING Is What We Do


About Us

Johnnie Pendergrass brings her expertise as a Child Care Provider and Director to her role as the CEO of

ME FIRST Respite Care, LLC.  She worked in the Child Care Industry in Prince George's County, Maryland for over thirty years receiving many certifications in Child Care Management and tokens of appreciation from families she served.  During this time, she assisted with the care of her dad, who passed away with Alzheimer's Disease.  Johnnie's love for people and nurturing spirit led her to work as a Professional Caregiver.  Today, Me First Respite Care supports Johnnie's brother-in-law, who is the primary caregiver for her sister. 


Johnnie has personally witnessed the negative effect care giving can have if a break is not taken when needed.  She believes that when the Family Caregiver take a break it can help them do the best job possible of caring for their loved one without compromising their health.  Johnnie is a member of the Tender Loving Caregiver's Ministry (TLC) and a trained facilitator by the Alzheimer's Association.  


ME FIRST Respite Home Care realizes that Adults thrive better living in the homes they are accustom to opposed to expensive less attractive surroundings.


The business world is extremely fast paced because, as the saying goes, time is money. Unfortunately, because of this mindset we have lost some of the most important aspects of human interaction. That is why ME FIRST Respite Care makes time for the Elderly and Disabled Adults and their loved ones. We want them to know that when you do business  with ME FIRST Respite Care it is not business as usual. ME FIRST Respite Care provides you or your loved one with an individualized match for compassionate care and companionship in the comfort of the home. We only hire care companions that we would invite into our home to  care for our family members. 


COMMITMENT

 Care giving to improve the quality of life for others .   We never forget this fact and do our best for them.

  •  Free In-Home Consultations
  •  Screened Backgrounds
  •  Insured

  •  Customer Satisfaction Follow-ups

ME FIRST Respite Care, LLC is not a Franchise. 

ME FIRST Respite Care  is Veteran Friendly and would like to help our disabled Veterans


MISSION

To partner with the family caregiver on their journey by offering support, assistance and the opportunity to take a break from their care giving duties.  We help the elderly and disabled adult community by assisting and supporting them to remain at home as an alternative to living in a facility.


Testimonials

"Thank you, I really like my Care Companion.  She is wonderful, when she arrives she gets right to work and helps me get my day started."


"I am really thankful for my Care Companion because I am able to remain in my home.  She is a big help, we laugh a lot and take daily walks."


"My mom would not let anyone stay with her, but she liked the chosen Respite Care Companion right away.   Now, I can go to work without the stress caused by not knowing if she is safe.  Thank you, Me First Respite Care."


"I no longer use Me First Respite Care services because my caregiver quit to return to school and I refuse to replace her."


ME FIRST Respite Care services are available 7-days-a-week, daily, evenings and weekends.



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