As of Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Throughout the years, Kily Reilly-Richards worked as a
CNA and volunteered as an EMT.
She later attended Walla Walla Community College
where she studied to become an LPN. For the past seven
years, she has worked at Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation.
“I love this job – the people who live here as well as
their families and the extended family I work with,” she
Kily said she enjoys the fact she works with not only the
residents, but their families and extended families as well.
“I get the chance to focus on the whole health of a patient,
which includes what is going on in their lives with
their families, emotional, spiritual, physical – the whole
person,” she said.
Kily has two sons, Ronald George, 29, who, along with
his wife, Vanessa, has five children in Newport, Wash.,
and Jack George, 27, who, with his wife, Rachael, has two
children and lives in Anacortes, Wash.
Along the way not quite a decade ago, after she and her
husband divorced, Kily said her life became complete
when she met her best friend, Cat, fell in love and married
two years ago.
Reilly-Richards said she cannot imagine doing anything
other than caring for the geriatric population.
“I feel they are the ones who laid the foundation for
our communities, and they deserve our respect and admiration,
as well as the best care we can give them,” she
said. “I want their days here to be some of their very best