Meet Home Health Aide, Yhon Zuluaga

It’s good to be Yhon Zuluaga.  Because wherever he goes, there he is.

And Yhon Zuluaga is very . . good . . company.

Just ask his colleagues, his patients, and the world he inhabits.  Yhon’s happiness, charm, and melody shine from within …. and make the world around him a happier place.

Read on.

Where did you grow up and where do you reside now?
I grew up in Medellin, Colombia.  I currently live in Danbury CT.

What brought you to RVNA?
A friend of mine worked at RVNA and he told me how nice a company it was to work for.  And he was certainly right.

What is your role at RVNA?
I work as a home health aide.

How long have you worked at RVNA?
I have been working at RVNAhealth for 10 years.

What is your favorite part of your job?
My favorite part of the job is seeing a client improve and me being part of it, and also helping them with their ADL (activities of daily living). This means a lot to me.

Did you ever consider a field other than healthcare?
No.  I always knew I wanted a job where I helped people.  It’s very rewarding to me.

What do you love to do when you’re not working?
I love to travel. I just got back from Dublin, Ireland and I really had a great time.  I can’t wait to travel more.

What is your hidden talent?
I know how to dance salsa.  Dancing is a big part of Colombian life and I spent my childhood dancing.

What would you do if you won the lottery?
I would travel the world and open an animal sanctuary for animals in need.

Do you have a favorite RVNAhealth moment or story?
It’s a special moment every time I return from vacation and my clients tell me how much they missed me.  I really feel that I am making a difference in their life.

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