Cathleen M.

$22.00 / hr

Capitola, CA

About Cathleen

I am a compassionate, caring caregiver. I have several Caregiving Certificates, 1 from Cabrillo College, several from the Del Mar Resource Center .My mom in LA , 93 years old, suffers from Alzheimer's. I worked in Special Education for 20 years with the severely disabled. I have a passion for caregiving. I served as the 2016 Chairperson for the Santa Cruz County Walk to End Alzheimer's. I volunteered for 3 years at the Alzheimer's Office in Santa Cruz.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Exercise
  • Transportation
  • Companionship

Job Interests

  • Part Time
  • Short Term

Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

Skills & Expertise

  • ALS
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Renal and Urological Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Caregiver

Jan 2021 - Feb 2021
Polly Malik
Client with Alzheimer's. Companionship, long walks, music therapy. Read books out loud. Lunch prep.
Jan 2021 - Feb 2021

Lead caregiver

Jun 2015 - Jun 2018
Self Employed Business Svc
I retired 2 years ago from a wonderful job caring for a man with Parkinson's for 3 years. Healthful meal shopping and preparation, errands, Doctor visits, PT, ( under the direction of a licensed Physical Therapist), companionship, medication reminders, laundry, light housekeeping.
Jun 2015 - Jun 2018

Cabrillo College

Jan 1994 - Jan 1999
Aptos, CA
Jan 1994 - Jan 1999
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