Senior center worker rescues woman injured in Avondale home

Posted at 6:44 PM, Aug 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-09 21:44:32-04

If Marylou Rosaliz could pick any driver in the world, she’d probably pick Amelia Isidoro any minute, any hour and any day.

"Is she your favorite driver? Oh yes, she is now, yes,” said Rosaliz. 

Back on Saturday, June 10, the 77 year-old Rosaliz fell in her kitchen. She was badly injured and unable to get up. 

Rosaliz laid there, in and out of consciousness for two days. She had her doubts if anyone would find her.

Come Monday morning, hope drove into her apartment complex.

Isidoro was there to pick up Rosaliz and take her to the Avondale Senior Center.

It’s been the same routine Monday through Friday, except this time, Rosaliz wasn’t answering the phone.

Amelia got worried. She went to the apartment door and heard a faint cry.

"Not really screaming, but I can hear her a little bit saying, 'Help me I've fallen,'” said Isidoro.

Amelia immediately called 911. She then found maintenance workers to let her into Rosaliz’s apartment.

Once inside, she found Marylou face down and bruised.

She spent weeks in the hospital and rehab, but not too long ago, she hopped back on Amelia’s bus and came back to the senior center.

"I consider myself one of the luckiest persons alive because thanks to her she found me,” said Rosaliz.

"I'm happy that she's back with us oh yeah after that,” said Isidoro.