I have worked as a caregiver for over 10 years now. As a caregiver, I always felt a strong connection with and empathy for my patients since I also have aging parents and an 83 year old aunt who is like a mom to me and who has kidney failure due to her diabetes. Taking care of the elderly helps to remind me of how fragile life can be and how much one should treasure each day as a gift and live it to the fullest. As a former classroom teacher and a mother of four, taking care of others has become second nature to me and taking care of the most vulnerable such as the elderly takes on a higher purpose when I think of their families who are unable to take care of their loved ones personally and who desire to still do so through carefully chosen caregivers. I am especially proud of my daughter who is now a medical doctor and who became such while I was supporting her through medical school with my caregiving jobs when there were no other jobs that were readily available. Friends and family find me a very smart and caring person, warm and personable and easy to get along with, reliable and trustworthy and very devoted to my family.
Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.
CareLinx home care services include housekeeping, transportation, meal preparation, shopping, medication reminders, mobility assistance, bathing, toileting, grooming, dressing, exercise, companionship and more. Compared to traditional agencies, our caregiver services include four distinct advantages.
1. Preferred, high-quality care: CareLinx customers prefer our care over competitors’ by a factor of 10 to 1. You get to choose and interview the caregiver, resulting in a better match and higher quality care.
2. Uniquely affordable: as an online caregiver network with low overhead and zero markups on caregiver pay, our prices are up to 50 percent less than traditional senior care agencies.
3. Care advocates: our direct-hire model gives caregivers higher wages and flexible schedules, and consumers low prices. Everyone gets a better quality of life.
4. Peace of mind: in-home caregivers are background checked and technology-enabled to give you visibility and transparency in the home. Our app provides GPS clock-ins clock-outs, real-time secure messaging, and personalized digital care plan.