Fatherly Advice: ‘Help other people’

Justin Bazzle holds his newborn daughter in the NICU.
Justin Bazzle shares the motto he teaches his children to live by.

Justin Bazzle, dietary manager at Tyrrell House in Columbia, NC, is a proud father of nine children, ranging in age from 18 years to 3 months. 

While many have undergone a stressful few months due to COVID-19, the additional risks it poses for seniors, and the long hours and additional safety protocols for senior living workers, Bazzle has had to manage another stressful situation over the past few months, as well. His youngest daughter was born prematurely and remains in the NICU in Greenville, NC. 

Bazzle has persevered and continue to serve the residents of Tyrrell House, with the support of his family and fellow coworkers at the senior living community. 

His career in senior living attests to the motto he teaches all his children to live by: 

“If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. If you want happiness for a day, go fishing. If you want happiness for a year, win the lottery,” Bazzle said. “And if you want happiness for a lifetime, help other people.”

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